There was a great selection of tomatoes at the feria this morning and for roughly 75 cents per kilo, you really can’t pass up such a bargain. Time to make another bucket of Roasted Tomato Salsa! We don’t have fancy, almost extinct, extra flavorful and aromatic heirloom species around here. Just tomatoes, lots of them. […]Read more "Roasted Tomato Salsa – again"
Many people walk or drive to their local Farmer’s Market during the growing season, as do we here in Atenas, Costa Rica. In addition to the Friday morning market here in Atenas, there are several markets in the surrounding municipalities. The market in the nearby town of Grecia has often been praised as one of […]Read more "Going to market … in Grecia, Costa Rica"
‘GARROBITO’ Friday morning in Atenas, Alajuela, Costa Rica, invariably means a stroll past the stands of la feria agricultura. The vendors sell locally grown produce, as well as chickens, eggs, cheeses, meats, baked goods, coffee, tamales and much more. Their stands form a double ‘L’ along two sides of a mildly neglected park with an exercise area for the marching band […]Read more "Un Garrobo, Brisas Dulces y Maracuyá"