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Costa Rica

Costa Rica lies just north of Panama, with coasts on both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Coffee and bananas have been major exports over the years, though neither are native. What distinguishes the cuisine of Costa Rica from it's neighbors is its simplicity: the national dish is gallo pinto (literally "spotted rooster"), or fried rice and beans. Join us as we travel the country and learn the Costa Rican version of many typical Central American foods.

Research for the Costa Rica provided by Moon Publications. For more information on Moon Publications, visit their website at http://www.moon.com.

Costa Rica
Costa Rican recipes:
Central American Recipes (in Spanish)
Costa Rican Terrine with Coconut-Date Vinaigrette
Costa Rican Tilapia
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