Hungry Planet: Ecuador

By: Diego De La Cerda and partly Cale Linderbaum

What is a traditional food Ecuadorians eat on the holiday.

Ecuadorians usually eat Green Plantain and Cheese Patties or in the national language of of Ecuador "Spanish" Empanadas de Verde.


Ecuador is a small country located on the equator ( hence the name of the country ) with a lot of mountains which means different growing conditions because of the high altitude so there are very few crops.

The Stats

Ecuador is a small size of 109,483 squared miles for a population of 13,547,510.