I must confess, I am not a seafood eater. I am not adventuresome when it comes to food. But this past week while in Trujillo I visited a beachfront restaurant on the bay, I could not help myself from noticing that the menu offered a surf and turf burger! I was at the Nautico restaurant […]
I hate to admit it, but it has been 20 months since I was last in Copan Ruinas. Last time I was here, Cafe San Rafael, my favorite cafe in Copan was building a new shop and I was aware they moved in a few months ago. So naturally, a stop at San Rafael was in the bucket list. Wow, Cafe San Rafael keeps getting better and better!
I am always in search of a good wine bar. So, during my recent trip to the capital city, I just had to make a stop at Vinalia the best wine bar in Tegucigalpa. Vinalia is within the Los Proceres Commercial area in Tegucigalpa. This is a chic address with many restaurants & bars.
Tis the Mango Season in Honduras. It is a great time to enjoy a truly magnificent fruit. Locals love it green, before it is ripe. They add lemon and salt, pepper and even chili powder. Personally, I like them ripe. There are so many different varieties of Mango’s, that I will not even go into them as It would be a never-ending story!
Cassava AKA casabe is Garifuna delicacy that you can get used to! Cassava or Casabe is made from “yucca” a root that is like the potato. The Garifuna food relies on Cassava, or “Yuca” like they call in Spanish. This is an important ingredient that goes with most traditional seafood dishes that are part of their gastronomy.
It is a fact that small rural restaurants in Honduras have a special taste to their food. Perhaps it is because they serve authentic organic meals. It could also be because the use of local herbs. Many are actually cooked with wood ovens or stoves, and may get their unique taste from that.