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Friday, July 25, 2014

The Spice Trade Continues to Flourish

I've decided to try to see if I can locally source this product.

Lizano

This bottle of Salsa Lizano was a gift from friends. They brought it back from their vacation in Costa Rica. I decided that I really like the flavour. At first, I thought perhaps it contained tamarind. I never really read the label thoroughly nor looked up the ingredients. Well, to be clear, I never looked it up until recently.

I guess this type of vegetable sauce is very typical for Costa Ricans and that most homes there contain a bottle or two. It has a bit of a following as it can be ordered online and shipped worldwide. I saw some references to local places where I might be able to find some. An advantage of multicultural Vancouver is that just about any type of food from just about anywhere can be found. Now, I'm on the hunt.


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