Quinoa — The miracle plant from the Ecuadorian Andes

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Rich in nutrients, healthier and simply better for your organism — So called superfoods are on everyone’s lips and give food blogs and health forums a complete new sphere of interest and pure euphoria. When talking about these superfoods, everyone might inevitably think of Popeye the Sailor, who in his adventures cracks open a can of spinach….

Ecuador the country of the four flavors

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One of the best kept secrets of Latin America is its gastronomy since it has a variety of origins with a strong European influence that mixes with indigenous ancestral cultures, which leads us to have a variety of flavors that merge with each other. Each country has several types of cuisine, highlighting Peruvian cuisine as….

Vulcano Guagua Pichincha

The Pichinchas are two volcanoes in the west of Quito. The inactive volcano, Rucu Pichincha, is closer to Quito and has an altitude of ca. 4680m. The active volcano, Guagua Pichincha, lies to the west of Rucu Pichincha (11km west of Quito) and has an altitude of ca. 4794m Because of their accessibility from Quito….

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