traditional Guatemalan dessert jocotes en miel

Jocotes en Miel, An Easy Guatemalan Dessert

Jocotes en Miel is a traditional Guatemalan food commonly served around the Day of the Dead celebrations. These juicy jocotes (hog plums) are cooked in a bubbling sweet syrup and heavenly spices. This post will teach you how to prepare this simple yet delicious Guatemalan recipe perfect for the Día de Los Muertos festivities. So, … Read more

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Best Guatemalan Dessert Recipes

In this post, you’ll find lots of delicious Guatemalan dessert recipes to choose whether you are in the mood for crunchy cookies, soft puddings, or creamy candies. I have included all of the best traditional Guatemalan desserts from rellenitos, champurradas and buñuelos to empanadas de manjar and even Guatemalan typical candy, canillitas de leche.  I … Read more

Rellenitos de platano recipe

Best Guatemalan Traditional Recipes for Celebrating Guatemala’s Independence Day

These easy Guatemalan traditional recipes are ideal to make your 15 de septiembre (Guatemala’s Independence Day) or Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations.  I have included some of my favorite recipes, from savory traditional Guatemalan dishes like tamales colorados, enchiladas ,chiles rellenos and Guatemala’s national dish pepián to delicious Guatemalan desserts like canillitas de leche, buñuelos, champurradas … Read more

best guatemalan tamal recipe

The Best Recipe for Guatemalan Tamales Colorados

Guatemalan tamales colorados are one of my favorite traditional Guatemalan dishes. After lots of experimenting, I have come up with the best recipe for Guatemalan tamales including easy step-by-step instructions. This Guatemalan tamal recipe is based on my grandmother’s recipe, with some personal tweaks. Made with corn masa, and a chicken or pork filling and … Read more

Chicken pepian from Guatemala

Guatemalan Pepián De Pollo Recipe

Pepián de pollo, or chicken pepián, is one of the oldest Guatemalan chicken recipes. This Guatemalan chicken stew is rich in flavors and filled with roasted spices. Pepián can be made with chicken, beef, or pork (or a combination of these meats), stewed in a tomato-based sauce flavored with roasted seeds, and peppers. The addition … Read more

best Guatemalan Chuchitos recipe

Chuchitos: A Traditional Guatemalan Tamal Recipe

Chuchitos are one of the most popular Guatemalan tamales along with the legendary tamales colorados. Chuchitos are a small type of Guatemalan tamal filled with pork or chicken and a tomato-based recado or sauce and wrapped in corn husks. In this post, you will find the best recipe for Guatemalan chuchitos with easy step-by-step instructions for … Read more

How to make Guatemalan champurradas

Easy Recipe for Guatemalan Champurradas

This super easy Guatemalan recipe for champurradas is sure to be a total success with everyone in the family. Not to be confused with Mexican champurrado, Guatemalan champurradas are delicious Guatemalan cookies with the perfect level of crunch to dunk in your morning coffee! This traditional Guatemalan recipe is so simple to make and perfect … Read more

Guatemalan chiles rellenos

Guatemalan Chiles Rellenos Recipe

Guatemalan Chiles Rellenos or stuffed peppers are one of my favorite Guatemalan traditional foods. This Guatemalan chiles rellenos recipe I’m sharing with you today comes straight from my mom’s kitchen. You will see that this traditional Guatemalan recipe is somewhat different from the Mexican Chiles Rellenos. This popular Guatemalan dish is made with sweet peppers, … Read more

easy slow cooker Guatemalan cocido recipe

My Grandma’s Slow Cooker Guatemalan Cocido Recipe

This post has been sponsored by MAGGI®. All thoughts and opinions are my own. This slow cooker version of my grandma’s traditional Guatemalan cocido recipe is an easy-to-make vegetable and beef stew that is sure to become your new favorite cold-weather comfort food! There are some recipes that have a special meaning; they connect us … Read more