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Monday 22 May 2017

That ‘Red Liquid’ In Your Meat Isn’t What You Think It Is

When purchasing red meat, including steaks, many grocery shoppers often find red liquid in the bottom of the...

What Are Some of Nicaragua’s Popular Food?

TODAY NICARAGUA – Nicaragua is an interesting place, with a tumultuous history and a relatively peaceful present. and...

It is not difficult for Retirees to be vegetarians in Costa Rica

Tuesday 06 November 2012 | QRetirement I have been a vegetarian for almost forty years. I am actually Lacto-ovovegetarian...

A Platano is Not a Banana. So Make Patacones.

QLIFE - A platano (plantain) is not a banana. Tough it may look like a banana, feel like...

Why the mountains of Costa Rica produce some of the world’s finest coffees

Q COSTA RICA  - Zona de Los Santos, Costa Rica (EFE via COMTEX) -- High in the mountains...

Make The Best Homemade Tortillas Costa Rica Style (For Free!)

QCOSTARICA from Detailedorientedtraveler.com - One of my favorite things we did when we were in Costa Rica was...

30 Years Of Recipes Down The Drain: Ex-Pats in Costa Rica Try Cooking Up A New Life

Via Huffington Post/QCostarica Google "Costa Rican restaurant New York City" and what comes up? I'll tell you what: nothing....

Third Pollo Tropical Restaurant in Costa Rica

The Third Pollo Tropical Restaurant, the Caribbean-inspired quick-casual restaurant chain,  in Costa Rica Opens in San Jose's Exclusive...

Pussy Energy Drink Makes Its Way To Costa Rica Stores

There is a new energy drink causing a buzz in at least one supermarket in Costa Rica, recently...

Family Sues Hotels and Restaurants Over “Chifrijo”

COSTA RICA NEWS -- Chifrijo is a Costa Rica contemporary dish from 1990's with its origin from the...

Turning Cheese Into Profit in Costa Rica

(Q24N)  Misty, dream-like cloud forests…Olympian mountaintops with fertile river valleys…miles of pristine, empty beaches… Despite its small size,...

Healthy is the New Sexy with Costa Rica’s Gallo Pinto

(PRNewswire) Adding a sexy, healthy spin to our familiar breakfast menu of pancakes, eggs and cereal is now...

Doña Ligia Serve Up Lunch In Samara

COSTA RICA EXTRA (By Ariana Crespo, Vozdeguanacaste) - Ligia Solis Lezcano came to the community of Samara 25...

Sugar From Costa Rica’s Mountains

Costa Rica and coffee are practically synonymous. But how much do you know about the country's caña (sugar...

Penne a la Margarita: From Our Test Kitchen To Your Table

COSTARICA EXTRA - What a great idea to take the flavours of the margherita pizza (tomato sauce, cheese...

Scatola Rossa: A Unique Experience

For all those who want to, from time to time, to treat themselvs to a rich, natural treat,...

“Märzenbier” Beer Brewed in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA EXTRA MAGAZINE - Beer is a major part of Costa Rica culture. And the Imperial brand...

Latin Americans Eat Junk Food To Feel Prosperous

(LATIN AMERICA NEWS) Via Fox News Latino-  Latin Americans see junk food as an "aspirational" product that helps...

Tico Coffee Shop Ranked Best in New York City

COSTA RICA EXTRA - The coffee shop 12 Corners, owned by Costa Rican Wally Corrales, has been ranked...

The Benefits of Eating Like a Local in Costa Rica

Eating like a local is one of the best ways to keep your cost of living low in...

International Beer Day Today

Today, the first Friday in August, is International Beer Day (IDB). Founded in 2007 in Santa Cruz, California,...

RECIPE: a Vegan Macaroon Inspired by Costa Rica

I love me a good macaroon. And I love me some rich raw desserts. But as I write...

The Power Of The “Imperial”!

QCOSTARICA - Imperial is Costa Rica's national beer, Ticos have been drinking it since 1924 and is no...

Colonel’s Nephew Reveals KFC Secret Recipe

KFC is without question the first choice in fried chicken in Costa Rica. And the Costa Rica franchisee...

Costa Rican Empanadas

In Costa Rica an empanada (Spanish)is a stuffed pastry fried. The name comes from the Galician, Portuguese, and...

Cafeteria Served Up By Local Models

(CONFIDENTIAL) Marcela Negrini and Diana Ibarra, two local models, have joined forces to open the “Café con cuerpo”...

San Jose’s Street Food

(QCOSTARICA) Though San Jose may not be on the CNN list of the "World's 23 best cities for...

Finding a Good Cup of Coffee in Downtown San José

QCOSTARICA by Michael Miller -Costa Rica is known for producing some of the world's best coffee. So you...

FAKE Olive Oil is Literally Everywhere! How To Know Whether It Is Fake Or Original?

Q24N - Olive oil is a part of the Mediterranean diet, and it has been used thousand years...

Coffee At FRED el Explorador de Sabores

REVIEW:  FRED el  Explorador  de Sabores  is more than a coffee shop. Located in Plaza Mayor in Rohrmoser,...

Two Scoops Please!

COSTA RICA EXTRA! MAGAZINE - Ice cream is pleasurable enough on its own. Succulent strawberries, pricey oysters, and...

Move Over Pops, There’s Competition

Q COSTA RICA - For, well the longest time ever, almost five decades, Pops was alone in the...