Cooking class at Vida Verde!
Come to Ecuador not only for the studies, but also to discover the secrets of traditional cooking! Experience a hands-on cooking class at Vida Verde.
Every once a while the schools hobby-chefs share the kitchen with the students and teach them some Ecuadorian cooking styles. One of the most typical dishes is "Llapingachos".
Llapingachos originated in Ambato. It is fried, mashed potatos, which are generally served with avocado, sausage, fried egg, tomato and lettuce salad on the side. This dish forms part of Ecuador's culture, and is one of the representative icons of Highland food.
Llapingachos became a typical Ecuadorian dish and now is not only enjoyed by the locals, but also by "tourists".
The students always have great fun learning about the Ecuadorin cuisine, but surely enjoy even more eating the dish !