Monthly Archives: July 2017

Recipe: Green Papaya Salad

26Jul

Ingredients:

-300 grs green papaya, grated
-8 units cherrys tomatoes, halved
– 1 cup of green beans, previously poached
-1 carrot, grated
-1 chili, chopped

Dressing:

– 3 cloves garlic, chopped
– 5 tbsp lime juice
– 4 tbsp fish sauce
– 2 cds of olive oil
– 25 g of cane sugar
– 20 grams of dried shrimp
– 25 grs of roasted peanuts

Preparation:

  1. Mix all the ingredients of the salad and reserve
  2. Mix with a beater all ingredients of the dressing
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad and serve instantly

Minced Green Plantain

17Jul

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Ingredients:

  • 2 green plantain, diced into small squares
  • ½ yellow onion, chopped
  • ½ red pepper, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 1 small tomato, chopped
  • ½ tbs of tomato paste
  • 1 tsp of cumin
  • 1 tsp of oregano
  • ½ tbs of Worcester sauce
  • Pinch of sugar
  • 2 tbs of olive oil
  • 2 tbs of cilantro, chopped
  • Salt an pepper to taste

 

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  1. Boil the plantain in enough water. Cook it “al dente”
  2. Sautée with oil, the onion, the pepper and garlic. Add the tomato, tomato paste and all the spices. Mix well and then add ¾ cup of water. Reduce the “tomato” sauce and then add a pinch of sugar.
  3. Add the plantain, Worcester sauce and mix well. Add a splash of water to moisture the preparation, then add salt and pepper.
  4. Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve with corn tortilla, or as a side dish.

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Pura Vida Honored by Organic Spa Magazine

05Jul

We’re extremely honored to share that Pura Vida has been named the “Best Yoga Spa” for 2017 by Organic Spa Magazine in the 2017 Top 10 Awards.Organic Spa cites our serene environment as a “lush and beautiful spot for spiritual refreshment” with four yoga halls offering panoramic Costa Rican views and our extensive retreat calendar.

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