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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 …

Guatemalan Chupetes

Today’s picture is an unusual perspective, perhaps even an original take on the chupetes which are normally photographed like this. Well, you …

Pad Thai in Antigua Guatemala

As I have mentioned before, La Antigua Guatemala is quite possibly the most cosmopolitan city in Central America; especially regarding its international …

Cotton Candy Vendor

When was the last time you had cotton candy? If you’re visiting Guatemala now or live here, chances are you will encounter …

Typical Guatemalan Diner’s Food

Most Guatemalan comedores (diners) serve either typical Guatemalan food or simply diner’s food as shown here. Often, both kinds of food are …

Guatemalan Diner Food

Here are your three Spanish words of the day: Comida, Comedor, Comensal. Comida can be food as well as cuisine. Comedor is …

Guatemalan Sausages for Fiambre

The especially made sausages for fiambre can now be found in the supermarket, mercados and tiendas through October. If you don’t know …

Italian Chicken Spaguetti

I don’t know if these would be considered fusion food, but I have to tell you it was delicious. This chicken and …

Guatemalan Pan con Chile Relleno

Guatemalan chiles rellenos used to be stuffed chillis, normally guaque chilli, bell pepers, jalapeño, depends mostly on what is on season and …