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PHOTO STOCK: New Year's Eve Guatemalan Dinner: Lomo Relleno

New Year’s Eve Guatemalan Dinner: Lomo Relleno

n Guatemala the New Year’s Eve dinner can vary a lot, from the typical tamales, to baked turkey, baked hen, pepián or one of the favorites of the night: lomo relleno, stuffed top loin. The stuffing can include black chorizo, red chorizo, white longaniza, ham, ground meat, olives, hard-boiled eggs, to named the most popular stuffings.

Foodie Fridays — Indian Bowl from Unión Café Antigua

Foodie Fridays — Indian Bowl from Unión Café Antigua

As I have said before, the foodie options for vegetarians and vegans keep on getting richer and tastier. One doesn’t even have to be a vegetarian to enjoy a delectable bowl such this Indian bowl that is pack with so much flavor, textures and nutrients that you will not miss the meat.

PHOTO STOCK: Dried Autochthonous Corn from Guatemala

Dried Autochthonous Corn from Guatemala

I still can’t believe that in the US over 99% of cultivated corn is the exact same type: Yellow Dent #2. What a difference is the situation in Guatemala and the rest of Mesoamerica, the cradle for the most popular cultivated cereal in the world… TAP to see the full size photo and post.

PHOTO STOCK: Autochthonous Corn from Guatemala

Autochthonous Corn from Guatemala

In Guatemala; especially corn grown by the Maya people. We still appreciate the autochthonous corn which comes in white, yellow, red and black with its non-uniform kernels… TAP to see the full size photo and post.

PHOTO STOCK: Guatemalan Bread — Lengua and Mollete

Guatemalan Sweet Bread: Lenguas

How about some premium Guatemala coffee with some delicious sweet bread. Did you know it is common practice in Guatemala to dunk …

PHOTO STOCK: Guatemalan Chicharrones and Carnitas with Avocado and Chojin

Weekend Guatemalan Comfort Food!

How about some delicious Guatemalan chicharrones and carnitas with freshly cut avocados and chojín radish salad? Anyone anyone? Deep fried costillas [ribs], …

PHOTOS STOCK: Ambulant Tangerine Vendor

Ambulant Tangerine Vendor

Here’s your illustrated Spanish word of the day: Mandarinas for tangerines. Today I share with you a simple daily life vista to …

Recipe for Ayote en Miel

Recipe for Ayote en Miel

As I have said before, ayote en miel is among the most popular desserts for Día de Todos los Santos (Feast of …

PHOTO STOCK: Guatemalan Food — Revolcado Stew

Guatemalan Food — Revolcado

As I have mentioned before, revolcado is another popular Guatemalan stew found in the daily special menus of the diners in Guatemala. …