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Melissa Guzman

Melissa Guzman was born and raised in Costa Rica where she is fortunate to be living the Pura Vida lifestyle! She loves cooking both the traditional Costa Rica recipes she has grown up, with along with many modern recipes, all of which capture the healthy Costa Rica lifestyle. Melissa wants to share with the world a little bit of her beautiful country and its culture through her recipes and is the author of Living Longer, Healthier, Happier - Recipes from Costa Rica. She lives in Jaco, Costa Rica.

Picadillo recipe

My Family Costa Rican Picadillo Recipe

Costa Rican food writer Melissa Guzman grew up in the Cartago mountains where they grow amazing potatoes. Her cherished childhood memories include eating her mother’s and grandmother’s picadillo de papa. In this article, she shares that picadillo recipe with you.