Guatemalan Candies: Turrón

Here’s your Guatemalan Spanish Word of the Day: turrón or meringue is the Guatemalan word for well-beaten egg whites and sugar.

In México, turrón is known as merengue, which is very close to the French and English word meringue. In Guatemala, merengue is a Caribbean style of dance music, which is very popular here.

Every time I see these subtle differences in the Spanish language, I think that taking Spanish Lessons in Antigua Guatemala may come very handy as well as taking full immersion Spanish classes in La Antigua Guatemala; how else can you ask about these little subtleties.

By the way, these turrones is what the young Guatemalan women portrait shared two days gago were selling at Parque Central.

Rudy Giron: Antigua Guatemala &emdash; Guatemalan Candies: Turrón

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