Fish & Shrimp Ceviche

  Ceviche is one of my favorite foods, it’s a great summer or beach food and you can add different shellfish and fish to it. Ceviche is a traditional food in many Latin American countries and this version is from Guatemala, my home country. Ingredients: 4 large tomatoes , diced 2 lbs of firm, fresh … Read more

Michelada the Best Way to Drink Your Beer

  Michelada The Michelada or Chelada is a beer cocktail which is popular in Mexico and in my home country of Guatemala, there are also similar versions of this in Colombia and other south American countries. In my opinion this is the best way to have a beer and it’s great for hangovers. There are … Read more

The Perfect Latino Valentine’s Cocktails

All of these delicious cocktails are filled with Latino flavor and are the perfect option to accompany that romantic Valentine’s dinner. Chocolate Margarita Ingredients 1/2 cup chocolate syrup 8 ounces tequila 1/4 ounces chocolate liqueur 1/3 cup half and half 1/3 cup orange liqueur 1 teaspoon almond extract 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon Preparation To rim … Read more

Valentine’s Recipes with Latino Passion

Here is a great collection of sexy foods filled with Latino flavors and ingredients the will be sure to get you in the mood para El Día del Cariño o El Día de los Enamorados. What you eat directly influences your body and your bodily functions. The food you consume may affect your hormones, brain … Read more

buñuelos

Guatemalan Buñuelos Recipe

photo credit: JC i Núria via photopin cc   Growing up in Guatemala buñuelos where always one of my favorite foods. I can still remember the sweet smell of the anise syrup floating in the air every time we when to a “feria”. I was lucky because my Nana made them at home so I … Read more

Latino Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup!

Thanksgiving is about family, about giving thanks and about gathering around delicious food and that is something Latinos know a lot of. For me gathering with family and friends around the table always involves making food that connects us to our culture and in my case my chapino roots (Guatemalan). Thanksgiving is an American holiday … Read more

Carambola (starfruit) Cranberry Sauce

This cranberry sauce combined with carambola has the perfect Latino twist to make this Thanksgiving an extra special one. Start a tradition by including a traditional dish in your Thanksgiving dinner or by using recipes that include ingredientes Latinos!   Print Carambola (starfruit) Cranberry Sauce Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 15 mins Total … Read more

Delicious and easy to make ponche de frutas or fruit punch recipe from Guatemala.

Ponche de Frutas de Guatemala (Hot Fruit Punch)

The temperature is dropping and the stores are already decorated for the holidays. It’s begining to look a lot like Navidad, so I thought I would share my favorite hot drink: ponche de frutas. Enjoy it while you sit by the fire or on your favorite couch accompanied by a good book and for me … Read more