CHARISMA SHAH

COSTA RICAN GETAWAY

where adventure meets a little r+r

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THE DESTINATION

after much anticipation, we finally hopped a flight to san josΓ©. countless cataratas (waterfalls), a couple volcanos, and some sandy toes - eight days of wandering through the costa rican countryside did not disappoint.

plated.

cathartic cooking eats for the well traveled

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simmered in a bath of port wine, lemon zest and brown sugar, cherries are paired with fresh arugula, creamy goat cheese & a rustic wheat baguette in this elegant bruschetta rendition.

hearty, vine-ripened tomatoes contrast habaΓ±ero heat in this chunky, black bean soup as cilantro, lime and earthy cumin create a rustic melange.

classic punjabi chole gets an update with flaky filo pastry, melted cheese and zesty pico for fusion fare that can be made in a flash.

 
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