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Old 01-13-2009, 05:18 AM   #11
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Thank you for posting this recipe. We just returned from 2 weeks in Costa Rica and had this dish on several occasions. We were hungry for it, and when I tried your version the family thought it was the best they'd had. I appreciate your efforts to put it together and hope you keep doing it with some of the other Costa Rican foods.
I'm pleased that you tried it and liked it. The other really famous (and delicious) afro-caribbean recipe that I'd like to translate and adapt for posting is a fish stew called "Rondon". Have you tried it?

Unfortunately it calls for some ingredients that I'm not sure are available in the US, most notably breadfruit. Does anyone know whether thay can be purchased at ethnic markets in the US?

It also calls for a couple of South American yams, Ůame and Ůampi. These are both varieties of true yams, not american sweet potatos. There may be acceptable substitutes for these, or they could even be left out without seriously changing the recipe but I think the breadfruit is essential and there really aren't any similar substitutes.
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Old 01-13-2009, 07:28 AM   #12
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The Caribbean Chicken in coconut milk sounds pretty good!
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Old 12-10-2010, 02:54 AM   #13
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This recipe is fantastic!! I live in Costa Rica and have wanted to duplicate the Caribbean cooking I've tasted! Would you be horrified to find that I added the tiniest bit of cocoa powder and loved it even more? I'd love to share this with family and friends in a recipe compilation I'm putting together. Do you mind if I copy and reference you?
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Old 01-11-2011, 12:54 PM   #14
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What else do you use Salsa Lizano for?

I have tried it on burgers, fries and eggs and of course Gallo Pinto. Salsa Lizano is a fixture in my pantry. Any other suggestions what to use it on?
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Old 01-11-2011, 08:17 PM   #15
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latin lady welcome to d.c.
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Old 01-11-2011, 09:32 PM   #16
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Old 01-19-2011, 08:35 PM   #17
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Does anyone know the recipie for a blue tamale dish popular amongst the black Costa Ricans I met when I lived there called ' Blue Dras'? I'm not sure of the spelling,
but they were sweet blue tamales that were unbelievable.
More of a dessert.
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Old 01-19-2011, 09:39 PM   #18
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harryhaller, welcome to d.c. sorry no info from me, per your question. betcha there is someone here that does know.
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Old 01-26-2011, 04:40 PM   #19
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This recipe is fantastic!! I live in Costa Rica and have wanted to duplicate the Caribbean cooking I've tasted! Would you be horrified to find that I added the tiniest bit of cocoa powder and loved it even more? I'd love to share this with family and friends in a recipe compilation I'm putting together. Do you mind if I copy and reference you?

Sorry I didn't respond earlier. I've become inactive on the board and didn't see your request until today. You are more than welcome to share the recipe. That's why I posted it. I'm glad you had success with it.
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Can anyone tell me what type of red beans are used in Caribbean cooking?
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