Backyard gardens & fruit trees galore

It’s not exactly news that Chile exports a lot of fruit. But, even so, that doesn’t mean that it isn’t surprising when so many houses are blessed with backyards full of the fruits we go to the grocery store for… and that their trees drop so many lemons, avocados, oranges, figs, you name it, that…

The [option] of healthy living

Moving back here, I was looking forward to coming back to a place where eating healthy wasn’t so hard. There’s a general lack of processed foods, an abundance of fruits and veggies, fresh bread… it’s pretty easy to stay healthy. Coming back here, I was barraged with the westernization that has crept its way into…

Ceviche de Camaron

One of the best ceviche I have ever had. Made by my friend Richy, a recipe from Esmeraldas, Ecuador. Soak the shrimp in lemon juice, fine mustard, coarse pepper, and a little water. Grate a bunch of tomatoes so they are almost paste-like. Cut a bunch of purple onions and green peppers into fine slices…