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Andes

Andes

Glaciers, mountains, valleys, soils of volcanic origin make this region a great agricultural wealth, where Andean products such as potato, maize and mote combined with meats such as pork are the protagonists of delicious traditional dishes.

Motes: Pillo, Pata and Sucio

From Pre-Hispanic origin. Since 1590 the mote is part of the indigenous table, they cooked it in pottery, firewood and ash, to achieve its breakup and softness. Mote Pillo: mote…

Chigüil

Since 1590 the mote is part of the indigenous table, they cooked it in pottery, firewood and ash, to achieve its breakup and softness. It is a dough of corn…

Cascaritas

Dish of Creole origin, with over 50 years of tradition. Preparation begins with the “scorched” bristles and pig skin with a gas torch, then butter is spread and the scorching…

Hornado Pastuso

Dish of Creole origin, its main feature is the savory stew, made with onions, garlic, salt and pepper. To get the juicy, soft and salty flavor, the pig is macerated…

Hornado

Dish of Creole origin, his name is given by its cooking technique: the pork is marinated and baked in firewood all night, served with potatoes or mote. This dish is…

Chugchucaras

Dish of Creole origin. Its main ingredient the pig, whose meat is fried after being boiled in low fire, in its own fat for hours. This procedure is done in…

Fritada Imbabureña

It is a dish of Creole origin, its taste is in the preparation; in a bronze paila (traditional cooking pot) pieces of pork are cooked in water, salt, onion and…

Repe Lojano

Dish of Creole origin. It is a creamy soup, to prepare it a rehash with oil and onion is done, and then water is added until it boils. Add the…

Locro de Papa

From Prehispanic origin, is a thick soup which is prepared essentially with potatoes and cheese. White onion and annatto is fried in lard and then chopped potatoes are added to…

Llapingacho

El llapingacho is of pre-Hispanic and Creole origin. It’s potato tortillas made with fresh cheese and fried onions. First, peeled potatoes are cooked in salted water until boiling and softened;…

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