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Fresh Tropical Fruits To Go

Everywhere in Guatemala you can find fresh fruit ready to go inside a transparent plastic bag. Often you can can these fruit …


Mango Season 2013 Is Now Open

Last week I saw the first mangoes for sale around Antigua Guatemala. Some of mangoes, the Manila kinds, I was told were …


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 …


Licuado Culture

Sweet. Refreshing. Natural. Licuados are one of those treats that truly define a Guatemalan experience. The blended fruit drinks can be found …


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 …


Guatemalan Market Fruit Stand

WANTED: Blenders are needed to process all the tropical fruits in the market stand above into licuados, smoothies and milkshakes. Experience is …


Tropical Fruits Guatemalan Breakfast

I guess you can have a breakfast like the one pictured above just about anywhere in the world since these tropical fruits are shipped everywhere now. This breakfast, however, was made from fresh fruits grown and harvested within an hour or so from La Antigua Guatemala; with luck the fruits were picked the day before.