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That’s Amore

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Fish / Pasta

Positano Inspired Seafood Pasta My family and I visited Spain and Italy this summer.   I was so inspired by the food, drink and the culture we experienced.  The food in Italy was not what I expected.  I found it to be simplistic, not in a negative way.  I think in the United States we add more cream and coat our pasta with more sauce.  In Italy the pastas texture is by far and away […]

¡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 […]