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Nuestra Comida

Cal powder aka calcium hydroxide (aka slaked lime) was also added to the corn. Cal is often used in Central America to prepare corn-based recipes as it helps soften and tenderize the corn. I was unfamiliar with this inorganic product and am still unsure of how healthy it is, however I respected their use of the ingredient as part of their culinary culture...

Ometepe, OMG

I really need to stop partying the night before travelling. Being hungover on a crusty, creaking, seen-better-days, cargo-barge-cum-passenger boat is never a good idea. Although I have probably had worse boat rides, I was really wishing for it to be over near the end...