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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’ …




Fresh Fruits All Year Round






We are so lucky in Guatemala that we can have fresh fruit every day of the year. Often times the fruit has …




The Hands That Rock the Coffee






These are the hands the rock the coffee berries off the branches swiftly, almost effortlessly it seemed. There’s something about these hands …




Lichas Are Rambutan






A few days ago Susanita was asking herself about rambutan and loquats tropical fruits. Rambutan, or licha as it is known in …




Guatemalan Fruit: Chico Zapote






Okay, we will finish the Zapote and other exotic tropical fruits from Guatemala week with the Chico Zapote or simply chico which …




Guatemalan Fruit: Mango de pashte






Guatemalan produces several kinds of mangoes (dozens really), but by far mango de pashte (loofah mango) or mango de leche (milk mango) …




Guatemalan Fruit: Caimito






I tell you, those Costa Ricans have no shame. First they made the entire world believe that Central America was them. Then, …




Guatemalan Fruit: Zapote






Many were the contributions of Meso-America to the world in terms of brand-new dietary crops; so long is the list that one …




Guatemalan Fruit: Mamey






Okay everyone, I solemnly declare this week as the Zapotes (sapotes) and other such exotic tropical fruits week. Sapote or tzapotl is …