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El Chalan Restaurant Peruvian and Italian Cuisine

By Vickie Lewis

In my experience, it is uncommon to find a restaurant that specializes in two very different types of cuisine from not only different countries, but also different continents.  1,389 more words

Contra Costa Marketplace Magazine

What's Cooking in Ecuador?

A couple of weeks ago I stepped on the scales and noted that unhealthy choices in meals and portion sizes had caused me to creep ever upward in weight.  353 more words

Ecuador Living

Ginger Maracuya Infusion

While half of the world is suffering through winter, I am still in Colombia, enjoying the warmer climate. I spend some weeks in the mountains, in the beautiful village of Salento, in the coffee region. 314 more words


New start, new job & a new year

I made it off the plane December 31st only an hour before the new year in Barranquilla, Colombia.

Coming back to a country I had just left 11 days before felt strange and exciting at the same time. 513 more words


Bees at the Maracuyá Flowers

Yesterday afternoon I went out to collect some maracuyá fruit.  We have written before about the maracuyá vines that we planted along the fence line.  We have also posted pictures of the beautiful maracuyá flowers.  403 more words

Ecuador Living

My first holiday

in Colombia and the week before I get chikungunya.

Soy muy salada…

For those who are about to google this hilarious word that sounds like a mad chicken disease, here is what chikungunya is: Chikungunya is a virus transmitted from mosquitoes that is very similar to the virus dengue. 365 more words


Helados con leche de coco / Coconut milk popsicles

Cuando era chica, mi mamá tenía unos moldes de heladito de Tupperware; honestamente, no recuerdo haber comido muchos helados caseros, pero no soy conocida por tener buena memoria, así que le doy el beneficio de la duda a mi mamá. 906 more words

Recetas / Recipes