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Today, I had the pleasure of visiting the new organic/farmers' market organized in Coco Beach inside the Les Alizes Condominium complex. Located just of of CTM, the mercado is a lovely option for the many residents and visitors to Playa's ever-growing north end. Read More...
Taking the time to enjoy local cuisine on your vacation gives you a greater understanding and appreciation for the culture of the country you're visiting. Food is one of the ways that people interact across cultural divides. Read More...
This Holiday season was a bit challenging as it was our first sin carne. No roasted turkey on Thanksgiving. No glazed ham at Christmas. No tasty bits of prosciutto wrapped around melon, no pigs in a blanket! Somehow we muddled through and even tried a few new appetizers. One of the keepers, Cheesy Stuffed Jalapeños, was a big hit and proved to be an excellent vehicle for the soy chorizo we like. The most important thing to remember when preparing these is to wear rubber gloves or protect your hands in some way. The tiniest bit of oil from the peppers can easily make it’s way from your fingers into your eyes, nose or other "sensitive" areas. Trust me, I know! Read More...