For the benefit of those who wonder if I’m eating well. The answer is yes. Always. In this case, having a splendid roommate for the past few weeks who loved to cook –and who was insanely good at it– was quite the bonus, which made for this colorful morning still life.
Ecuador produces a bounty of fruits and vegetables, some of which are not usually seen outside the country. And unlike many other staples, most produce remains quite affordable, too. It’s not unusual to leave a small shop or market stand with a decent-sized multi-colored cornucopia for under $1.50. Sometimes even less. For now.
“At least corn is still cheap,” one restaurant owner in my neighborhood likes to remind me.
For the record: today’s Pic du Jour, the 449th straight, was taken in Quito, Ecuador, on 31-Mar-2015.