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Entries in TRAVEL Ecuador (1)


These are a few of my favorite things: the foods of Ecuador, in pictures

Ecuadorian ceviche with octopus and scallopCoca tea, derived from the leaves of the Coca plant, is used to aid in elevation sicknessDulce-de-leche sandwich cookies

Beef steak topped with fried egg, white rice, fried corn, sweet plantain, French fries and sliced avocado

Fried empanada with cheesePotato soup with sliced avocado and white cheeseMaracuya (passion fruit)Celebratory lunch with roasted pigSweet cucumber fruitTres leches cake