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Photo by Fimb This is a side dish that Costa Ricans also know as Patacones. This is my husband’s favorite and an extremely typical Latino fix. Costa Ricans love it and always have them in their home but it is not … Continue reading
Here’s a riddle for you! What is made of corn dough, stuffed with meat or beans or veggies and is found at EVERY SINGLE COSTA RICAN’S HOUSE during Christmas? If you guessed Tamales, then you are correct! It is practically against … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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