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Guatemalan tamales — Chepitos

Chepitos are the other kind of tamalitos de frijol I have had the opportunity to try in Guatemala. The difference between tayuyos …

Guatemalan tamales — Tayuyos

There are two kinds of tamalitos de frijol that I have encountered in Guatemala: Tayuyos and Chepitos. Today I bring you tayuyos …

© Guatemalan Basket Food: Bledo by Rudy Giron

Guatemalan Basket Food: Bledo

Here’s your Spanish word of the day: Bledo or amaranth. Bledo, chipilín, macuy, iguashte are part of the comidas de canasta, basket …

Guatemalan Vegan Tamales?

What is the world is coming to? What is this vegan tamales thing? Oh come on, if you take the meat and …

Guatemalan Tamalito de Elote

Let me introduce the famous “Tamalito de Elote.” Made of corn, it’s one of the simplest ones when it comes to its …

Guatemalan Tamalitos de Frijol

These are tamalitos de frijol, which basically are small tamales, thus tamalITOS, with black beans mixed in before cooking and wrapped with …

Tropical Fruits for Sale

Even though Antigua Guatemala is located in the Sierra Madre high lands at 1,530 meters above the sea level, that’s above 5,000 …

Tropical Fruits Rainbow

In La Antigua Guatemala we are so lucky to have fresh tropical fruits year round to prepare our licuados and smoothies. Since …

Fusion Cuisine Pupusas

Nothing is sacred in the kitchen and fusion is the tendency in vogue. So it comes as no surprise to find new …

Colorful Guatemalan Vegetables

We are so lucky in Guatemala to have an abundant supply of fresh and colorful vegetables all year long. This colorful side …

Guatemalan Cuisine: Guacamol

Guacamol has to be among the most present sauces or salads in the Guatemalan cuisine; as well as chirmol and often together. …

The Titanic Sushi Sampler

In my never-ending quest to bring you the cosmopolitan dining options available in La Antigua Guatemala. Ubi’s Sushi, managed by chef Jeremías, …