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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 …

Guatemalan Fruit: Granadilla by Rudy Giron

Guatemalan Fruit: Granadillas

Once again granadillas are in season in Guatemala. As I have mentioned before, granadillas (Passiflora ligularis) are often confused with Maracuya (Passiflora …

Guatemalan Food: Jocón

Jocón is basically a Guatemalan tomatillo-cilantro sauce; although we use the word miltomate instead. We also have another word for cilantro in …

Guatemalan Food: Salpicón

Salpicón is a meat salad; that is right I said meat salad. It is made of minced beef, onion, tomato, mint, chile, …

Guatemalan Longaniza Lunch for $1.25

You’ve got to love Guatemala, this longaniza lunch with guacamol, chirmol, rice and freshly-made tortillas will set you back Q10/$1.25. Here are …