International Recipes

Learn to cook international recipes from around the world.

Chicken Wings in Tamarind Sauce

Talk about a different, yet breathtaking dish! Ingredients 12 chicken wings 1 teaspoon of mustard 1 teaspoon of English sauce 1 teaspoon of chopped garlic 1 teaspoon of SALT ¼ teaspoon of black pepper 4 teaspoons of oil 10 teaspoons … Continue reading

Foodies Delight – Meat and Cabbage Patty (Torta)

It’s really easy to make it and with an amazing result! You can serve this for lunch impress everyone. Ingredients Ground beef ¼ cup f milk 1 cup of bread powder 2 eggs 1 teaspoon of complete seasoning ¼ teaspoon … Continue reading

Foodies Delight – Stuffed Lomito

A top notch recipe, that deserves to be made. Ingredients 1 ½ lomito 1 teaspoon of chopped garlic 1 teaspoon of seasoning 1 teaspoon of salt ¼ teaspoon of pepper 1 teaspoon of soy sauce Cook It Up Spice up … Continue reading

Foodies Delight – Chopped Beef Perfect for Any Occasion

I always keep chopped beef in my fridge. It’s always useful, and handy, plus you can use it in a thousand different ways. Ingredients Meat 1 kilo of chopped beef 2 spoons of oil Onion, red pepper, celery and coriander … Continue reading

Foodies Delight – Colorful Sweet Pepper Salad

The extravagant color combination of this salad and its brilliant presentation are to die for. INGREDIENTS 1 sweet yellow pepper 1 sweet red pepper 1 sweet green pepper 1 sweet orange pepper 2 tablespoons of olive oil Cut every pepper … Continue reading

Foodies Delight – Avocados with Cream Dressing

INGREDIENTS 2 avocados 1 tablespoon of lemon juice 1 cup of light mayonnaise 1 teaspoon of jalapeño ½ cup of chopped onion 1 teaspoon of smashed garlic 1 teaspoon of salt ¼ teaspoon of pepper 3 tablespoons of finely chopped … Continue reading

Foodies Delight – Caribbean Soup (Sopa CARIBE)

What better way to spice up your life than with a true Caribbean special! Find more delicious Costa Rican traditional dishes.    INGREDIENTS Fish broth 8 cups of water 1 big onion cut into four 1 celery stick 1 teaspoon … Continue reading

Foodies Delight – Saturday Hamburger

What better way to spend a Saturday then eating a delicious hamburger with a Latin twist! INGREDIENTS 1 ½ kilo of hamburger meat 1 cup of ketchup ½ cup of honey 1 mushroom soup in powder 1 teaspoon of mustard … Continue reading

Foodies Delight – Cream of Shrimp – Crema de Camarones

An Aromatic cream sauce over big fat shrimps will definitely make everyone drool. INGREDIENTS 500 gr of shrimps with skin 4 cups of chicken soup 1 cup of fine chopped onion 30 gr of butter ¼ cup of flour 1 … Continue reading

Foodies Delight – Cooked Yuca – A Very Flavorful Accompaniment

Easy, quick and very stimulating Find more fun Costa Rica traditional dishes.    INGREDIENTS: 2 kgs of pork meat (posta) no fat 1 container of beef soup (66 grs) 4 tbsp of soy sauce 2 tbsp of mustard 1 teaspoon … Continue reading

Foodies Delight – OLLA DE CARNE – Meat Stew and Soup

In every Costa Rican home there is a home recipe for the typical OLLA DE CARNE. Usually, it’s passed from one generation to the next. This one was given to me by a close Tica friend. Get lots of other … Continue reading

Foodies Delight – Tico Tacos

Every country has their version of tacos. This is the Costa Rica way and I prefer it over many others, because it’s simple and tasty. Plus you can get as creative as you want. Scroll down for some fun ideas. … Continue reading

Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica

Guest Post from my blogger friend and mutual Costa Rica Lover, Ann Creed, from Costa Rica Learn. We left Alajuela very early on a July morning on our day trip to Poas Volcano National Park. The drive is superbly scenic … Continue reading

Foodies Delight – Stuffed Bell Pepper (Chiles Rellenos)

This is one of my favs. Since I’m Russian by birth, my mom has cooked stuffed peppers for me since I was a young girl. Granted, these are completely different then my mom’s cooking, but the same sense of taste … Continue reading

Foodies Delight – “Rice & Beans”

Rice & Beans is to the Caribbean locals asGallo Pinto is to the rest of Costa Rica. No dish on this side of the country is served without it.Instead of cooking rice with water, you would substitute coconut water and … Continue reading

Foodies Delight – FRESCOS (Refreshments)

Costa Rica is a blessed tropical paradise of fresh fruits. And with all my years of living here, I have to contest it is cheaper to buy fresh fruit and make your own fresh fruit juice then to buy the … Continue reading

Foodies Delight – Cheese Tortillas

I’m not the biggest fan of tortillas. I find them a bit bland and too ordinary. However! When I add a bit of cheese to the mix, it makes all the difference. Get more juicy bits on Costa Rica Traditional … Continue reading

Foodies Delight – Arroz con Leche (Rice with Milk)

Costa Rican cuisine is a mix and match of many Latino dishes. A perfect example is arroz con Leche. It has joined the ranks of popular sweet Costa Rican dishes ages ago. This particular desert dish is yummy, super easy … Continue reading

Foodies Delight – Black Bean Soup

Beans are the essence of Central American cooking. So you can understand that whatever Ticos cook with beans is going to be good, because many years and generations have been perfecting it. Find more Costa Rican typical food dishes.  INGREDIENTS … Continue reading

Foodies Delight – Cheese Empanada

Basically, an empanada is a stuffed tortilla. You can stuff it with any ingredients. The most basic is with cheese but scroll down for some other fun ideas. Also, these snacks are great fillers, and can be added to your … Continue reading