Monthly Archives: April 2012

Costa Rica’s Gallo Pinto

Gallo Pinto

Gallo Pinto is the national and extraordinarily popular dish of Costa Rica. Translated into english, gallo pinto means spotted rooster. The name comes from the dish’s multi-colored appearance of the of the combination of white rice and black beans. Gallo Pinto is a hearty and nutritious dish and because of it’s inexpensive ingredients Gallo Pinto […]

Spanish Churros

Churros are a traditional dessert from Spain. Their is much debate of how churrros came into existence. Some say they were created by Spanish shepherds while others claim that Portuguese sailors brought the fried dough pastry back with them from the Orient. Regardless of who deserves the credit, one thing is for sure, churros are […]