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¡Pura Vida!

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Fish

Pan Seared Sea Bass Casado Casado means married man in Spanish.  Casado is a classic Costa Rican meal that includes any protein accompanied with black beans, white rice and plantains.  The origins of the name are thought to come from restaurant customers asking to be treated as casados.  Customers eating like married men.  I learned this dish because I married a Costa Rican.   I like to think of my version as Casado alla Mexicana.  I […]

East Meets West Part Two

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Rice

  LATIN STYLE FRIED RICE WITH PLANTAINS AND GUACAMOLE This is the second fusion cooking recipe promised in last month’s blog.   When I think about this style of cooking, I’m reminded of a dish my husband and I loved at a restaurant named Asia de Cuba in New York City.  I did my best to recreate the flavors of this asian-latino rice.  It has all the key elements of a traditional asian fried rice […]