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Must-try Costa Rican dishes

07 February 2017 on Costa Rica by Rent a Car Costa Rica

You might all ready know what makes Costa Rica a unique destination: its beaches, mountains, rainforests and ‘pura vida’ lifestyle. However, something you may not know is that Costa Rican dishes is also secretly known for having some of the most delicious unique dishes you will ever try! We dare you to try these delicious one-of-a-kind meals on your next visit!

Gallo Pinto
The perfect mix of rice and beans sautéed with onions and cilantro! Although it is only served at breakfast, it is the ultimate ‘tico’ culinary experience! It is usually served with eggs, fried plantains, fresh coffee and an exceptional Lizano salsa!

An awesome traditional meal that can be eaten both at lunch and at dinner! A Casado is basically a dish containing rice, beans, salad and protein (your choice of meat). Finding a Casado is easy at is sold virtually at every soda and restaurant.

There is really nothing more ‘tico’ than a Tamale! A unique dish made up of a special dough, vegetables and meat, wrapped and steamed inside a banana leaf and seasoned with Lizano salsa. Although it is served mainly during festivities, you’ll want to eat it year round!

The most delicious combination of raw fish, cooked in fresh lime juice and seasoned with onion and cilantro! After you try this, we promise you’ll find yourself daydreaming about a Ceviche and a beer every single day!

If you think you’ve tried weird fruits, you are in for a surprise! A Pejibaye is an artichoke-tasting fruit which grows on palm trees. Both his texture and taste are deliciously rare! Commonly eaten with mayonnaise and salt, this snack is really something out of this world!

Tres Leches
Literally translated as ‘three milks’, this Costa Rican dessert is the ultimate silky delight! The Tres Leches is made up of a spongy butter cake and dipped into thee different kinds of milk (evaporated, condensed and heavy cream). Try it and we promise you wont be able to stop!

Fall in love with Costa Rica’s nature as well as with its wonderful dishes!

When you are planning to visit Costa Rica you should consider Rent a Car as your go to source for your car rentals.

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