Gallo Pinto recipe

Food culture in Nicaragua

– Eat like a local –

 

Nicaraguan cuisine is simple, yet diverse. The Gallo Pinto is not just a mixture of rice and beans. Cooked in coconut milk, the rice gets a soft coconut aroma and makes the traditional food the perfect side dish for every dish.

Nicaragua’s national dish:

Gallo Pinto

Essential ingredients

rice, beans, plantains and (of course) meat

Dining Etiquette

There is no particular dining etiquette. The portions in Nicaragua are huge and very cheap. In Nicaragua, people like to take a piece of white cheese with their coffee. Don’t be surprised ;)

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