Patacones aka Deep Fried Plantains – Costa Rica

A popular coastal Costa Rican snack is the patacone (plural patacones). You may know them by their English name, deep fried plantain. Why is it that anything deep fried is so // read more

Picadillo con Papaya Verde – Costa Rica

I recently experienced a 5-day whirlwind tour of Costa Rica, land of coffee, bananas and eco-tourism. Digging beneath the country's breathtaking beauty - damn near impossible, believe me! // read more