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© Guatemalan Fruits: Mangostín by Rudy Giron

Guatemalan Fruits: Mangostín

Here are your Spanish words of the day: Mangostán, mangostino, mangostín and mangosto are variations for Mangosteen. The Times They Are A-Changin’ …

© Guatemalan Fruits: Nance by Rudy Giron

Guatemalan Fruits: Nance

The nances are in season in Guatemala now. Nance is the Guatemalan name for Byrsonima crassifolia, found in North America as yellow …

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 …


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: Toffee apples

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