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Costa Rica

I got the ingredients in to do a Costa Rican breakfast a few weeks ago but forgot that I haven’t had a weekend at home for a while so decided to cook it this evening instead. 91 more words


Costa Rica Adventure, Day Four--Part One

People love food.  One of the fun things about travel is exploring the food.  My two favorite, traditional Costa Rican foods are gallo pinto and platanos fritos.   451 more words


Central America #5: San Jose - don't knock it 'til you've tried it + white-water rafting and volcano-watching

One’s purse strings most certainly loosen when one is on holiday. After all, you can’t sit around all day counting your coins and if you don’t do something for budgetary reasons, then you’re sure to regret it later. 2,607 more words


Good Eats: Liquid Gold

For those of you not following top Costa Rican news stories, or Katy Perry’s Twitter account (@katyperry), the Cali Singer recently made a memorable stop in Costa Rica while on her ‘Prismatic World Tour.’ 347 more words

Gallo Pinto, Comida Tica

The national breakfast dish of Costa Rica, gallo pinto ( spotted rooster), Made with slow-cooked beans, rice, fresh cilantro, and a handful of healthy spices. 11 more words

Costa Rica

Hey good looking, what you got cooking. . . ?

How about cooking something up for me?

To the immortal words of Hank Williams’ unforgettable song, our old sea-dog Jonah decides he’s going to share one of his culinary secrets. 526 more words