Torrejas: Guatemala’s French Toasts

Torrejas is a typical Guatemalan dessert very popular during Christmas and Lent. They are the Latin American version of the French toast, and everyone makes them a little different. There are also many different versions of the Guatemalan recipe for Torrejas. I chose this one because it is somewhat easier, and I made sure the … Read more

buñuelos

Guatemalan Buñuelos Recipe

  photo credit: JC i Núria via photopin cc   Growing up in Guatemala buñuelos were 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 … Read more

Guatemalan ponche de fruitas Christmas fruit punch

Ponche de Frutas de Guatemala (Hot Fruit Punch)

Guatemalan ponche de frutas, or Christmas fruit punch, is the ultimate hot holiday drink! This Guatemalan recipe for fruit punch is very similar to Mexican ponche de frutas. This traditional Guatemalan recipe made with fruits, sugar, and spices is prepared during the holiday season and served for Las Posadas, Christmas, and even for Three Kings … Read more