Curried Cauliflower and Potatoes

Curried Cauliflower and Potatoes These curried cauliflower and potatoes are insanely delicious. We don’t eat a lot of Indian food, especially since moving to Costa Rica, but we do love the flavors. This recipe is quick, easy, filling, and delicious. And it’s quickly becoming one of our favorite vegan dinners. This dish is loaded with…

Black Bean Dip

Black Bean Dip Bean dip is a common snack in the US. It is often found among spreads set out for football games or other gatherings. And it’s usually purchased pre-made and loaded with sugar, salt, and preservatives like all other processed food. But it doesn’t have to be that way. This black bean dip…

Gallo Pinto

Gallo Pinto Gallo Pinto is probably the most ubiquitous dish in Costa Rica. This deceptively simple dish of rice and beans is surprisingly delicious and a hearty mainstay for much of Central America. It was one of the first things that we were served when we arrived in Costa Rica. Our first breakfast here was…

Cilantro Lime Rice

Cilantro Lime Rice Rice is one of the most common and important foods in the world. Without it we would struggle even more to feed our growing population. It is a mainstay in diets from Asia to the Americas and there are a thousand different ways to prepare it. This is my absolute favorite. This…

Ceviche

Ceviche Ceviche is a very popular Latin and Caribbean dish. It comes in a thousand variations and every country or region in Latin America has their own version. It is typically made with raw fish cured in citrus juice and salt and mixed with spicy peppers. Some versions are made with shrimp, octupus or other…

Tacos Al Pastor

Tacos Al Pastor I have a deep love and passion for Mexican food. It has always been my favorite to both eat and cook. I love the depth of flavors and spice. I’ll take any excuse to cook with smoky chilies like ancho, pasilla, chipotle, and guajillo.  Growing up in California and taking several trips…