Guatemala is the Absolute Stew Country!

As I have mentioned a few times before, Guatemalan food is so rich with stews. If the stews are watery we call them caldos and if the stews are thick we call them recados. In Guatemala we have plenty of caldos and recados and sometimes is difficult to decide whether a stew is a caldo or a recado. Take Kak’Ik for instance, which is caldo that looks like a recado.

How many other Guatemalan stews can you name besides pepián, revolcado, tapado, subanik, pulique, hilachas, jocón, kak’ik, caldo de gallina, caldo de res, gallo en chicha, tiras de panza, pollo en crema, pollo a la cerveza, carne guisada, rabo en amarillo, caldo de mariscos, etc.?

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