Friday 25 June 2021

El “Copero” de Alajuela

Photo by piscuilofoto.nirudia.com

Anyone who has visited Costa Rica will have seen a “copero”, that guy  shaving off a big block of ice, shaping it into a plastic cup and then pouring in syrup, powdered and condensed milk for a delicious treat.

In the streets, plazas, at popular events and in city parks, they are part of Costa Rican culture.

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My question, with all the heat, how do they keep the ice from melting? If someone can explain that, would very much appreciate it. Rico.

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