Throughout these rolling hills and mountains tucked behind the Illinizas, communities are hard at work, tilling, sewing, harvesting, processing, selling. Their fertile lands might one day become as famous, for their beauty and for their products, as
There is a town in the province of Cotopaxi where shopping centers have actually gone out of fashion — or were never actually in fashion — where clothing is not displayed in storefront windows or on mannequins,
When I think of Latacunga’s signature dish, the chugchucara, I must confess that I fall prey to a syndrome that we’ve all experienced when we desire something intensely: my mind is transported. I travel to what “chugchucara
How should we best visit majestic Cotopaxi? What is the best way to approach this mythical mountain, the true crown of the Ecuadorian Andes, with the respect a mere mortal could owe Him? Of course, no one
Good Friday commemorates Jesus’ Road to Calvary, his scourging, his sentincing, his crucifixion and his passing: the so-called Way or Path of the Cross (Via Crucis), and its fourteen stations. While the entire week is an allegory
There is nothing like it in the world. The fanesca soup is one of those dishes that you just can’t invent twice, and one of the reasons why Easter week has become rooted in the identity of
Religiosity has made desserts prepared during Holy Week, especially those that accompany the Good Friday meal, almost part of the liturgy.