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A Cookbook To Die For

Traditional Costa Rican recipes from the beach cozy mystery novels. Free DownloadLearn More

What’s Inside

A collection of typical Costa Rican dishes that are to die for! 

Several of the recipes were provided by my 86-year-old Mother who still lives in Costa Rica and loves to cook.

Picadillo de Papa

A delicious treat and a popular dish in Costa Rica.

Platano Maduro

Delicious side dish perfect for breakfast, lunch, and dinner!

Casado Tico

Not really a recipe per se but a preperation and presentation of several dishes that makes the Casado one of the most popular dishes in Costa Rica.

Arroz con Leche

A delicious dessert from Costa Rica.

Ceviche Tico

Ceviche is wildly popular throughout the Americas so what makes a ceviche a Costa Rican ceviche? The secret ingredient is in the cookbook!

More Recipes in the Book!

Download the free book for even more delicious Costa Rican recipes!

Book Video Review

Sneak peek inside the cookbook!

About The Author

the author

K.C. Ames

I was born and raised in Costa Rica. I now live in San Francisco, California, but my entire family (mother, siblings, nephews, etc.) still lives there, so I try to get down there often to visit and to get inspired with new stories to tell.

The Costa Rica Beach Cozy Mysteries is a series of books set in the coastal beach community of Mariposa Beach. The town is a figment of my imagination, however, if you visit any of the small seaside towns you find in the Guanacaste Province’s Nicoya Peninsula you’ll get the vibe of Mariposa Beach.

The first three books in the series are available for pre-order on Amazon, now!  

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