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 wrapped … 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. It is a popular Guatemalan dish made with sweet peppers, filled with a mixture of beef and veggies, served drizzled with tomato sauce. This Guatemalan chiles rellenos recipe I’m sharing with you today comes straight from my mom’s kitchen. You will … 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

Pollo en Jocón de Guatemala

Pollo en Jocón (Tomatillo Chicken Stew) Recipe From Guatemala

This easy and healthy recipe for Pollo en Jocón, tomatillo, and cilantro chicken stew, is a traditional dish from Guatemala. Delicious and easy to make it’s the perfect cold-weather comfort food. During the holidays one of the things I miss the most from back home, besides my family and friends, is the food. Christmas in … Read more

Tapado recipe, traditional Guatemalan dish

Guatemalan Tapado Recipe And History

A taste of the Caribbean and Garifuna flavor. Guatemala’s Tapado seafood soup is a legacy of history and an explosion of flavor. Food is a wonderful thing, it not only fills one of your basic biological needs, but it also has the unusual ability to transport you to far away places, intoxicated by its flavors … Read more