Category Archives: Recipes

Chayote Soup Recipe

Chayotes grow in pretty much everyone’s property in Monteverde.  We have a couple of wild vines on our rental.  The kids love to pick the chayotes for me which I then make into soup or picadillo, depending on my mood. … Continue reading

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Arroz con Vegetales

We definitely have plenty of rice and vegetables in Costa Rica.  “Arroz con pollo” (Chicken with rice) is very popular here.  I make a vegetarian version using vegetables from the Feria de Agricultor (Farmer’s Market). Ingredients: Olive oil 1 medium … Continue reading

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Costa Rican Picadillo: Taking advantage of the bounty from the Feria de Agricultor

We are on vacation this week!  So my blog posts are going to be rather short. One of the things I love about living in Monteverde/Santa Elena is the farmer’s market, or “Feria de Agricultor” that happens every Saturday.  It … Continue reading

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