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  • Resorts are kind of weird…

    Resorts are kind of weird…

     
     
     
     

    “No one drank Cacique back then. It’s so hard and bitter. Now it’s mixed into everything, even our rice and beans!” As they sip their cocktails, the daughter laments how Cacique, their national liquor, was not a thing 10-15 years ago. Across from us are a Costa Rican (Tico) mother and a daughter who grew…

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  • Mashed Cassava

    Mashed Cassava

     
     
     
     

    I ate mashed cassava for the first time and it’s pretty amazing! I was expecting something pretty similar to American style mashed potatoes, but with a little Costa Rican twist. It’s savory and fun to eat, but it also inspired me to learn a bit more about cassava and the history of Costa Rica. While…

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