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Lent Food: Corbatas






As explained before, corbatas are fried flour-based crunchy dessert soaked in syrup or honey. Corbatas take their name from the shape they …




North by Northwest






Often I see visitors to Antigua Guatemala getting lost or asking for directions. It’s kind of interesting since La Antigua Guatemala is …




Lent Food: Mango Chow Mein






Chomín de mango or mango chow mein simply refers to the mango sliced very thinly so it looks like chow mein pasta. …




Lent Food: Elotes & Elotes Locos






As explained before, elotes locos are chucherías (snacks) that are always present in the typical Guatemalan county or town fair. To make …




The land of the lilies






We are so fortunate to have an amazing selection of lilies in Guatemala. If we call Guatemala the land of a thousand …




Lent Food: Toffee apples






These apples will soon turn into caramelized apples. Toffee apples, as they are known in England, are a good example of the …




Lent Food: Batido Drink






Batido is a fruity drink topped with a powder called pinol, a coarse flour made from ground toasted maize kernels, often in …