Friday, April 3, 2015
Orange Vinaigrette Salad Dressing
1 teaspoon orange zest
1 juicy orange
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon cold pressed extra virgin coconut oil
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
¼ teaspoon fresh coarse ground pepper
Mix all ingredients in a jar with a tight fitting lid. Serve over your favorite salad. I like it poured over a chilled salad of sliced cucumbers, scallions, shredded carrots, diced sweet peppers and chopped almonds. It's also great over fresh spinach with mandarin slices and pecans. Use your imagination.
This is an absolutely delicious Costa Rican staple that used to be served at every evening meal. Now it is served anytime. You will find i...
When I first lived in Costa Rica almost 40 years ago every home and restaurant used a "Chorreador de Café" to make the best tastin...
(español, ver mas abajo) Costa Rican Chorreadas are quick and easy to make, especially if you have lots of fresh corn on hand. There are ...
"Bizcochos" or "Rosquillas de Queso", a traditional Costa Rica snack food, are corn meal cheese rings. Usually, bizcoch...
This week we tried something we'd never done before, we brined a fresh ham and cooked it outdoors, in our wood fired stone oven. All I ...
John has really enjoyed "platano maduro" and the many ways it can be served. This simple recipe has become one of his favorites f...
Many years ago I was served “Pumpkin Soup” while on vacation in Jamaica. I have never forgotten the wonderful party in my mouth with the i...
Ingredients: 2 ripe plantains (platano maduro) Note: The skin will be almost black. 1 tablespoon butter or margarine 1 cup milk 2 tables...
This past month we spent a week in Texas visiting friends and family. The friends we stayed with offered us some of the new Flour & Co...
Every now and then I miss some of the great Tex-Mex food we enjoyed in Houston. Finding canned enchilada sauce here in Costa Rica has p...