Traditional Christmas Dishes Of Guatemala You Should Try

Every country has their own holiday traditions when it comes to food, and Guatemala is no exception. Here are the Christmas dishes of Guatemala you need to try to make your Guatemalan Christmas experience complete. Tamales Colorados (Red Tamales) Tamales can be had year-round in Guatemala. With over 250 regional varieties, you could spend wellContinue reading “Traditional Christmas Dishes Of Guatemala You Should Try”

Antigua Guatemala’s Coffee Tours, Teas and Chocolate: A Guide

Antigua Guatemala is very much linked to coffee, both in tradition and culturally. Antigua’s resurgence is due in part to its abundance of fertile volcanic soil, which is suitable for growing coffee beans. Today, you can’t walk half a block without stumbling into yet another coffee shop – great news for coffee-lovers. Even Starbucks hasContinue reading “Antigua Guatemala’s Coffee Tours, Teas and Chocolate: A Guide”

Guatemalan Food Guide – See The Top 14 Dishes!

In 2007, Guatemala’s Ministry of Culture designated specific dishes as the Guatemalan food most emblematic of the country – a fifth dish was added in 2015. Most of these Guatemalan dishes can be found throughout the country, though pinol (or pinole) is specific to the Sacatepequez region. Traditional Guatemalan Food Here’s the official Guatemalan foodContinue reading “Guatemalan Food Guide – See The Top 14 Dishes!”

Nance (Yellow Cherries): Guatemalan Fruits

Nances (Yellow Cherries) are one of those polarizing fruits – if you grew up eating it, there’s nothing better in the world than gorging on them. If you’ve never tasted it before, you might be wondering what the fawning in Guatemala for nance is all about. If you’ve never had it before, you might justContinue reading “Nance (Yellow Cherries): Guatemalan Fruits”

Marañon Jocote (Cashew Apple): Guatemalan Fruits

If you’ve been to Antigua Guatemala’s Mercado (Market) lately, you’ve probably noticed your share of exotic fruits and produce. If in season, marañon will certainly catch your eye. A widely available fruit when in season, jocote de marañon, better known outside Guatemala as marañón, is a treat. You might know the fruit by its name inContinue reading “Marañon Jocote (Cashew Apple): Guatemalan Fruits”