Real Guatemala: Las tortilleras

Rudy Giron: AntiguaDailyPhoto.com &emdash; Inside Look At a Guatemalan Tortillería

Of course, these ladies who prepare us our daily tortillas can not be missing in series about the real Guatemala. Here we see the clay comal ready to receive the uncooked corn cakes to be turned into fresh tortillas. Below the comal we can see the fire and the ever present pot with frijoles (black beans).

As anybody know, food can be divided into three major categories: proteins, carbohydrates and fats. Can you point out what food in the Guatemalan staple belong to which category?

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