Food and drink Journal

Ya’s got to eat Olive

Oh, so much to do!

Oh, so much to do!

Following my list of observations, here’s one of food I’ve been sampling, regularly :

  • Patacones: fried plantain balls with cheese
  • Locro: soup with cheese, avocado and potato
  • Llapingachos: potato omelette with egg, sauasage and salad
  • Bolon de verde: plantain dumplings filled with cheese or chorizo
  • Really good fruit: naranjilla (a cross between an orange and a tomato), tomate de arbol(tree tomato), mora (blackberry), guanabana (soursop), maracuya (passion fruit), uvilla (ground cherries), taxo (banana passionfruit) and pitahaya (dragon fruit).
  • Encebollado: marinated fish and seafood stew
  • Seco de chivo: goat stew
  • Empanadas: savoury turnovers
  • Ceviche: marinated seafood, uncooked, in a vinagre sauce
  • Pan de yuca: yucca or cassava bread, stuffed with cheese (of course)
  • Ají: spicy sasla
  • Choclo: grilled corn
  • Pollo asado: barbecued chicken

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Comment by
richard sykes
3 Oct 2010

I recognise this quote! You should attribute this to it’s speaker in a credit. Popeye the sailor if I’m not mistaken. love dad.