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

Easy Rosca de Reyes bollos

Easy Rosca De Reyes Buns

Christmas is behind us, but we are still waiting for one of our favorite holidays at our home: El Día de Los Reyes Magos, or Three Kings Day. Children receive gifts from the Three Magi on this day, and families get together and eat Rosca de Reyes. Rosca de Reyes or Roscón de Reyes is … Read more

The best recipe of Guatemalan enchiladas

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. What are Guatemalan enchiladas? Enchiladas are one of the most popular Guatemalan foods. They are a … Read more

shucos Guatemalan hot dogs recipe

Shucos: Guatemalan Inspired Latin Hot Dog Recipe

Shucos is a Guatemalan-inspired hot dog, but unique ingredients and flavors make them different from any traditional American hot dog. 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, … Read more

Traditional Guatemalan coconut candy: cocadas reales

Traditional Guatemalan Coconut Candy: Cocadas Reales

This delicious traditional Guatemalan coconut candy recipe is one of my favorite Guatemalan candy. Known as cocadas reales this coconut candy is made with shredded coconut and condensed milk on the stove top. Chewy, sweet and deliciously soft this traditional Guatemalan candy is a sweet treat that you’re sure to fall in love with.  Why … Read more

fiambre from Guatemala Dia de los Muertos

Fiambre Recipe from Guatemala for El Dia de los Muertos

Fiambre is a Guatemalan dish prepared once a year on November 1st for the Day of the Dead or Día de Los Muertos. Fiambre is a traditional Guatemalan food made from loads of veggies, cold cuts, cheeses, and a delicious caldillo rolled up into an elegant cold salad. Since it is a challenging recipe that … Read more

Guatemalan tostadas with guacamole, black beans and tomato sauce

Traditional Guatemalan Tostadas Recipe

Guatemalan tostadas are traditional Guatemalan food often served as snacks or appetizers during the traditional holiday festivities. You typically spread Guatemalan tostadas with recado salsa (tomato sauce), refried black beans, and guacamole, topped with onion slices and cheese. In this post, I will share the recipes for the three types of tostadas, one of Guatemala’s … 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