Enchilada from Guatemala recipe

Traditional Guatemalan Enchiladas or Jardineras Recipe

Guatemalan enchiladas or jardineras are a traditional Guatemalan dish. This fairly easy Guatemalan recipe is one of my favorite Guatemalan dishes. Made with flavorful ground beef and piled high with veggies is one of my favorite authentic Guatemalan foods. Are Guatemalan enchiladas the same as Mexican enchiladas? Guatemalan enchiladas are very different from Mexican enchiladas … Read more

shucos Guatemalan hot dogs recipe

Shucos: Guatemalan Inspired Latin Hot Dog Recipe

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #KetchupsNewMustard #CollectiveBias In Guatemala, where I grew up, street hot dog vendors have turned the regular hot dog into a delicious creation that brings together the flavors of the American hot dog with Guatemalan ingredients like guacamole, chorizo, ham … Read more

fiambre from Guatemala Dia de los Muertos

Fiambre Recipe from Guatemala for El Dia de los Muertos

Fiambre is a Guatemalan dish that is prepared once a year on November 1st for the Day of the Dead or Dia de los Muertos. Traditionally people visit the cemetery bringing flowers, incense and fiambre to their dead. Today this dish is mostly shared at home in a more private celebration that includes family and … Read more

Traditional Guatemalan Tostadas Recipe

Tostadas The tostadas are a traditional Guatemalan food that is often served as snacks or appetizers during the traditional holiday festivities. The holidays are a time of sharing with family and reconnecting with our roots through traditions and through food.  Tostadas are generally made of salsa (tomato sauce), refried black beans and guacamole. I will share … Read more

Healthy Chilaquilas from Guatemala

Chilaquilas (wich is not to be confused with the Mexican traditional dish Chilaquiles) is one of my favorite Guatemalan dishes. Guatemalan Chilaquilas are like a tortilla or güisquil (knows as chayote in Mexico or pear squash in the US) grilled cheese. They are perfect as a snack and the güisquil version is loaded with amino acids and vitamin C making it a … Read more

The Posadas in Guatemala

Guatemala is a country filled with traditions and customs. This becomes more evident with the arrival of the holiday celebrations, which according to the Guatemalan historian Celso Lara, are some of the most beautiful in Latin America. Traditions in Guatemala are a fusion of elements and beliefs of Arab, Spanish and Mayan origin. The December … Read more