Recipes for traditional Ecuadorian sauces, including savory, spicy and sweet sauces:
Aji criollo: Aji criollo is an Ecuadorian hot sauce made with hot peppers, cilantro, garlic, onion and lime
Aji de tomate de árbol: Tree tomato or tamarillo aji is a very tasty hot sauce made from tree tomatoes or tamarillos, hot peppers, onion, cilantro and lime juice.
Cebollas encurtidas: Cebollas encurtidas are Ecuadorian lime pickled red onions
Mayonesa casera: Recipe for homemade mayonnaise made with egg, cumin, onion, salt, sunflower oil and lemon juice
Mayonesa de cilantro: Cilantro, lime and garlic aioli or mayonnaise sauce
Mermelada de piña: Homemade pineapple marmalade or jam infused with cinnamon, cloves, cardamom and lemon verbena.
Salsa de queso con cilantro: Queso fresco and cilantro sauce
Salsa de mani: Salsa de mani or warm peanut sauce made with peanut butter, milk, onion, cumin, achiote, cilantro and hard-boiled egg (optional).
Miel de panela: Miel de panela or miel de caña is a sweet syrup made from panela or piloncillo. It is used as a sweetener for drinks and also in a variety of Ecuadorian desserts.