Ecuador Cacao - Some of the Best Chocolate in the World
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Chocolate is a pleasure, a passion and a global industry. When the Spanish Court discovered that combining New World chocolate with sugar produced such amazing results, they kept it a state secret for 100 years. Thankfully the secret got out and now the entire world loves chocolate as evidenced by …


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One of the questions we get asked the most at Quasar is this -
What's the best time of year to travel to Ecuador?

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Many of our passengers, at the end of their Galapagos cruises and charters, ask our chefs for their soup recipes that are served throughout the week on Quasar Expeditions' cruises. We even get emails upon people's returns home for these soup recipes as people want…

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Chocolate is a pleasure, a passion and a global industry. When the Spanish Court discovered that combining New World chocolate with sugar produced such amazing results, they kept it a state secret for 100 years. Thankfully the secret got out and now the entire world…

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Summer is officially here! Get those barbecues out and put on an apron, because its time for some “Pinchos de Camaron”. These tasty grilled shrimp skewers or “pinchos de camaron” as we know them in Ecuador, are made with shrimp, marinated in a spicy passion…

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Spanish name: Locro de Papa Preparation time: 45 minutes to 1 hour. Servings: 4 to 6 Ingredients: Oil or butter -- 1/4 cup Onion, minced -- 1/2 cup Garlic, minced -- 3 to 4 cloves Optional: 2 aji amarillo (yellow chili peppers) to give soup…

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Spanish name: Pez Brujo en Mantequilla de limon y alcaparras Preparation time: 30 minutes. Servings: 4 to 6. Ingredients: 1/2 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 tablespoon butter 2 speckled scorpionfish fillets (about 2 1Ž2 lbs) – can also use halibut or sea bass Salt and pepper…

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Hello Galapagos lovers! As head chef for Quasar Expeditions' Galapagos cruises, this will be my first post for the recipes of the most popular dishes aboard our cruises. Each week I will add a blog post with a new popular recipe, so be sure to…

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