Food

Find the best ideas for local cuisine and food dishes from around the world.

Teaching kids different foods from around the world while traveling.

Foodies Delight – Costa Rica Cabbage Salad Recipe (Ensalada de Repollo)

Costa Ricans love this salad. The proof is that you will find it as a side dish for almost everything they serve. I must say that I had a completely different idea of what a cabbage salad is but this … Continue reading

Drinks ‘Round the World! – Mango Margarita

Please sign up for my RSS feed and find me on twitter @marinavillatoro Welcome to the first International Cocktail Hour, Drinks ‘Round the World hosted by Travel Experta (Me:) and Lifecruiser! This is all about having fun, drinking exotic cocktails … Continue reading

Costa Rica Food – Arroz Con Pollo (Rice and Chicken)

Please sign up for my RSS feed and find me on twitter @marinavillatoro Is there a more typical Latino dish out there? I don’t think so! Arroz Con Pollo (rice and chicken) is a dish that you can find in practically … Continue reading

Foodies Delight – Guacamole Recipe

Please sign up for my RSS feed and find me on twitter @marinavillatoro Even though guacamole is a Latin dish, mainly from Mexico, the rest of Central America, Costa Rica included, has made it like their own. It’s a yummy … Continue reading

Foodies Delight – Gallo Pinto – Costa Rica’s Staple Food

Please sign up for my RSS feed and find me on twitter @marinavillatoro This is the most traditional Costa Rica dish there is! It is mainly served for breakfast, but if you enter any Costa Rica house at any given moment, … Continue reading

Refried Beans – The Main Costa Rican Ingredient

Please sign up for my RSS feed and find me on twitter @marinavillatoro I’m not one to toot my own horn, but I have to say, I make a mean batch of (refried) beans! They are extremely tasty and the best … Continue reading

Costa Rican Cuisine – 13 of Their Yummy Dishes

When you travel around the Central American countries you will notice that most of them have similar food. Most of their dishes are based on corn, spicy sauces, plantains, beans and in some areas coconut and seafood. However, if you … Continue reading

Costa Rican Cuisine – The Traditional Casado Meal

This particular dish is definitely one of the most representative one in Costa Rican Cuisine. Casado is THE typical Costa Rican meal. Its name can be literally translated into Married Man. That is because this is what the wife traditionally serves … Continue reading

Foodies Delight

Please sign up for my RSS feed and find me on twitter @marinavillatoro Whenever I am about to travel to a new place, I always love to cook up some of their native dishes. They are a fun activity of … Continue reading