Ode to My Sister

It's all still fresh in my head. For three months I have been suffering. I have been suffering a lot since the first 19 days of December. Heartbreaking memories come to mind here and there.


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Caribbean Rice and Beans

On Costa Rica and Caribbean Rice and Beans — IV

After two good weeks of well-deserved rest, it's time to get down to business. Gone are the days of being served in Costa Rican restaurants on the Caribbean coast. Gone are the days when I fell…


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Caribbean Rice and Beans - Lidia's Place

On Costa Rica and Caribbean Rice and Beans — III

It was a moment like no other. For a whole morning, I’d been buzzing in Lidia Palmer's privileged kitchen and smelling the vapors of her star dishes. It took me cojones to do it and because of…


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Costa Rica Trip - Puerto Viejo

On Costa Rica and Caribbean Rice and Beans — II

Sometimes, events occur synchronically. You secretly anticipate that something special will come to fruition—the same way you wish to receive, on Christmas day, a gift that you’ve been eyeing…


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Costa Rica Trip

On Costa Rica and Caribbean Rice and Beans — I

A few weeks ago, I went in a hideaway in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, a region on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica, with an "eat-pray-love" purpose, and let’s say that it was practically…


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