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Tamales at Your Table

Timeless Tico Ingredient for Holiday Celebrations Tamales are a traditional dish almost everywhere in Latin America, and distinctive methods of [...]

A Sweet Celebration: Exploring Traditional Christmas Desserts Across Latin America

As the festive season approaches, the rich and diverse culinary traditions of Latin America come to the forefront, especially in [...]

Rompope Unveiled: Discover Costa Rica’s Cherished Holiday Beverage

Rompope has gracefully traversed from being a cherished secret of Costa Rican households to claiming its rightful place at holiday [...]

Deli Cafe Brasilito & Tamarindo

Two locations to serve you! The best artisan homemade bakery in town. Delicious coffee, smoothies, snacks, milkshakes and more.   [...]

Perfect Guacamole Recipe: Easy, Flavorful, and Crowd-Pleasing

When it comes to culinary delights, few things rival the satisfaction of a bowl of homemade guacamole. This beloved dip [...]

Egg Industry in Costa Rica: A Success Story

Why Don't We Keep CR Eggs in the Refrigerator? In Costa Rica, it is commonly known that eggs are not [...]

Elevate Your Refreshment Game: Homemade Avocado Smoothies

If you're searching for a refreshing and healthy drink to savor during a scorching summer day, avocado smoothies offer the [...]

Avocado Benefits: 11 Remarkable Reasons to Eat This Superfruit Daily

Explore the Nutritional Marvels of Avocado: A Gateway to Enhanced Well-Being   Avocados are not merely a delectable addition to [...]

Organic Coffee! What’s the Big Deal?

Coffee is one of the world's most popular beverages. It is consumed by millions of people around the globe every [...]

Costa Rica Cocoa History: Discovering the Journey of Chocolate

Nestled in the heart of Central America, Costa Rica remains an unparalleled bastion of cocoa indulgence, resonating deeply within the [...]

Chocolate: A Superfood? Unveil the Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate!

Hey chocolate lovers! Grab a bar of your favorite dark chocolate, and let's chat about something utterly delightful. You know [...]

Are Brownies the #1 Chocolate Treat?

Are those fighting words? You know those fudgy and gooey squares of chocolate heaven that make your taste buds dance? [...]

Chocolate Martini Time?

Hola, our fellow chocolate enthusiasts, get ready to indulge in the ultimate decadent delight with the best chocolate martini recipe! [...]

Pineapple-infused Sweet and Sour Chicken: A Tropical Twist

If you're on the lookout for a mouthwatering and satisfying dish that beautifully balances the flavors of sweetness and tanginess, [...]

Leading Costa Rican Pineapple Exporter: Tropicales del Valle S.A.

Pineapples Fresh from Costa Rica to the World By exporting around 120 containers per week, we reach some of the [...]

Pineapple Ginger Juice Recipe: Discover the Ultimate Refreshing Twist

Discover the Ultimate Pineapple Ginger Juice Recipe for a Refreshing Twist When it comes to invigorating and revitalizing beverages, nothing [...]

What’s Your Favorite Pina Colada Recipe?

Oh my goodness, get ready for the most mind-blowing pina colada experience ever! This recipe is hands down the best [...]

Shrimp Mediterranean

When it comes to cooking with shrimp, there are endless possibilities. Whether you like them grilled, sautéed, or fried, shrimp [...]

Cooking with Red Snapper

The variety of ways to cook red snapper is an exciting topic for seafood lovers. Red snapper is a delicious [...]

Digging into the Soda – Costa Ricas Local Eatery

Taste the True Flavor of Costa Rica When you think back to your hometown, there is probably an eatery that [...]

Enhance Your Seafood Dining Experience: The Best Wines for Pairing

When it comes to enhancing the flavors of seafood, selecting the right wine can truly elevate the dining experience. While [...]

Reader’s Choice Dining: Grill Alvarito

Grill Alvarito Photo and contribution by Perry Thomas As you travel from Tamarindo to Huacas, before you get to town, [...]

Spanish: Typical Costa Rican Dishes

Learning Spanish opens up a delightful gateway to experiencing the rich culinary culture of Costa Rica firsthand. As you venture [...]

Tuna Salad and Recipes

History of Tuna Salad in Costa Rica Costa Rican tuna fish salad, otherwise known as atun con sodas is one [...]

Brewing in Guanacaste

Alaks Three years after opening its doors as Costa Rica’s newest premier craft brewery, Brothers Of Ale Brewing is being [...]

Hundreds of Cans of Tuna and as Many Food Options

Canned tuna is a popular food item in Costa Rica because it is easy to prepare, affordable, and widely available. [...]

The Health Benefits of Coffee

Coffee is a popular drink that is enjoyed by millions of people all over the world. It is the most [...]

Cooking with Papaya

Costa Rica is famous for many things, including its beautiful beaches, exotic wildlife and delicious tropical fruits. One fruit which [...]

Costa Rica’s rum, Ron Centenario, obtains first place in the prestigious world competition

Q COSTA RICA – For the second consecutive year, Ron Centenario is nominated in the category “Best Rum Brand Ambassador” […]

The Magical Mojito

The mojito, a classic Cuban cocktail, is a refreshing and flavorful drink that has become a popular choice for parties [...]

The Health RISKS of Coffee

Coffee, a common beverage choice, particularly in the morning, has become a staple in many people's daily routines. However, as [...]

Kicks from Costa Rican Coffee

“No sweat … that’ll be easy,” said no writer ever who would know better undertaking an overview of coffee in [...]

Simply Spanish – Visiting a Soda

Spanish Terms for Visiting a Soda If you want to eat like a local, going to a soda is the right [...]

From the Kitchen: Plantain Fritters

Plantain fritters are a delicious and easy-to-make snack or side dish that is popular in many Latin American and Caribbean [...]

Recipe: Smash Tacos

Quick, easy, and tasty! Try this for your next taco treat. Thank you John Brockmeier for sharing. From the Howler [...]

Recipe: Chickpea And Black Bean Salad

A healthy and satisfying salad made with protein-packed chickpeas and black beans, mixed with fresh veggies and a zesty dressing. [...]