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6 years ago

Néctar’s Arugula Omelette

Néctar’s Arugula Omelette has always been delicious and nutritious, and now that we’ve started getting pasture eggs from Arío Azul, we are especially excited about this dish. We hope you give it a try at home with eggs and veggies from your local farmer’s market. Néctar’s Arugula Omelette Recipe INGREDIENTS: Omelette: 3 Eggs 30gm Mushrooms […]

6 years ago

Now Serving …. Local, Free Range Eggs

When we heard that Hacienda Arío, a family ranch in Santa Teresa, was selling free range eggs in our local marketplace, we were eager to get involved. Not only is Hacienda Arío committed to sustainable farming practices with chickens raised free of antibiotics, but their micro-business selling pasture eggs – Arío Azul – is run […]

6 years ago

Hacienda Okhra Salad

Hacienda Okhra is a farm here in Santa Teresa that grows fruits, vegetables, and herbs for local restaurants and the community.  We rely on them for our farm-to-table cuisine, including the ingredients for our Garden Salad lunch entree. Add grilled chicken and enjoy this hearty, healthy, and delicious meal for lunch or dinner. It’s perfect […]

6 years ago

Boost Smoothie Recipe

At Nectar, we delight in coming up with new and delicious smoothies to hydrate, cleanse, boost, and nourish our guests.  Whether they’re enjoyed after a yoga or Pilates session or for an afternoon pick-me-up, Nectar smoothies always feature fresh and all natural ingredients with qualities that will fulfill and enhance your nutrition. Previously, we shared […]

6 years ago

A Chef’s Journey Through California

Photo Cred: https://www.flickr.com/photos/tiarescott/ Nectar’s own Chef Norman recently traveled through California, touring some of the state’s most popular restaurants and even staging at the renowned ink in LA.  Here is his account of the journey. California, with its miles and miles of beautiful coast, varied climates, and spectacular towns, has a large diversity of gastronomy. […]

7 years ago

Billy Brown Cocktail

The Billy Brown Cocktail is one of our guests’ favorite signature drinks and that’s no surprise to us.  Made with fresh ginger, lime, honey, gin and ginger ale, the Billy Brown features refreshing flavors that will make you think of sunset at Florblanca no matter where you are. Ingredients: Fresh Lime Fresh Ginger Honey Crushed […]

7 years ago

Fresh, Local Produce

When you have the best and tastiest ingredients, you can cook very simply and the food will be extraordinary because it tastes like what it is. ~ Alice Waters Driven by a desire to eat fresh greens that were hard to find in our area, Hacienda Okhra was founded four years ago in Santa Teresa. […]

7 years ago

Cleanse Smoothie Recipe

Cleanse Smoothie Smoothies are a staple of our diet at Florblanca. They are an amazing way to pack in nutrient dense fruits, leafy greens, and herbs with boosts of minerals and vitamins like chia seeds or bee pollen.  Once you have the ingredients for your smoothie prepped and ready, it is a fast and delicious […]

8 years ago

Chef Norman Indulges In the Tastes and Scents of Italy

Our own Chef Norman spent some of Costa Rica’s green season traveling throughout Italy, taking in the sights, smells, and tastes of three influential Italian regions.  He was inspired to check in with us about his travels.  In his own words, here’s what he has to say (our best English translation to follow). Sabores y […]

8 years ago

Vivero in Full Bloom

Fresh ingredients and farm-to-table dishes are central to the meals we offer at Nectar Restaurant. We are excited about our new greenhouse and the opportunity to grow delicious vegetables and herbs for our meals. Our commitment to serving fresh, healthy, local food is also an important part of our sustainability program which has earned us […]