My first post! My name is Dorothy Delaney and this is my new blog about food, recipes, being a North American in Ecuador, relationships, language barriers, more food, and the joys and pitfalls of every day life as a transplant!
I’m really excited to share everything I learn with you guys. I’m a veggie-based girl (not strictly) who is lactose intolerant, doesn’t like judgy people or clingy men, and LOVES chocolate. I’m always on the lookout for a great recipe. So, whether it’s foraging for my own ingredients, growing new things in my garden, or just trying to find the perfect bite of food, I’m your girl. Tiko, my puppy and I, will write as often as we can.
Did I mention that I’m in freaking Ecuador?! Incredible! I moved here eight months ago and have been trying to learn Spanish, build a house, and learn to cook in an Horno (outdoor adobe oven). I’ll try to keep you apprised of all my successes and failures, gripes and praises as I learn to be present and ROMAINE CALM!!
30 loquats (like cumquats, but sweeter-Nisperos)
1/4 c. honey
1 T. chia seeds
Choose the sweet, orange Nisperos. Cut or chew off the end of each, and take out the seeds. Put in the food processor, add the chia and honey to taste, or Stevia! And chill!
Spanish Word of the Day: tranquilo = calm, chill, tranquil
Tip of the Day – You don’t have to go to the market for these. Come and I will give them to you from the wilds of the land!
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