Costa Rican food
Doña Flor Arguedas, 71, has been making tamales since she was 22. That was the year she got married. Her new mother-in-law told her,...
How would one serve a traditional Thanksgiving meal with a few Costa Rican twists? Tico Times columnist and culture editor Katherine Stanley and her husband, chef Adrián Obando, explore a few possibilities.
This weekend is All Hallows’ Eve, Halloween, la noche de brujas, and that means costumes and – of course – candy. Trick-or-treating doesn’t enjoy the same cultural...
At a time when a booming craft beer scene has made Costa Rica a regional leader in artisanal brewing, is guaro poised to be Tiquicia’s next big drink trend?
Many families still make this popular recipe with vinegar made from the banana called “guineo negro,” along with hot and sweet chiles, onions, cauliflower, and other available vegetables you may have from the garden.
Mmm, patacones. So delicious. So full of surprising facts.
While "plato del día" is a main dish, our new series pays homage to Costa Rican treats of all shapes and sizes. First up: an iconic tower of icy sugar named for Sir Winston.
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