My Abuelita’s Recipe: Leche guisada

This is a very special recipe for me and I am really glad I finally got around to sharing it.  My abuelita, who is no longer with us,  used to make this every time we came over for dinner and besides being delicious I loved getting away with eating ladyfingers soaked in wine, it make … Read more

Rellenitos de platano recipe

Rellenitos de Platano

If you’re looking for the best Guatemalan rellenitos de plátano recipe you’ve come to the right place. I love to share traditional Guatemalan recipes and this Guatemalan dessert is one of my favorite. Rellenitos are made with ripe plantains, filled with beans and covered in sugar. This sweet plantain recipe is one of the most … Read more

bocado de reina - Guatemalan bread pudding

Bocado de Reina – Guatemalan bread pudding

Bocado de Reina is a Guatemalan cake made with leftover bread. It is similar to bread pudding but has more of a cake consistency.   This is a very easy and fast version of the recipe using condensed milk, but you can substitute the condensed milk for 1 cup of milk mixed with 1 cup of … Read more

Now this Is the Best Beer Margarita Ever!

Ingredients 2 12once bottles of light beer, chilled ½ cup of frozen limeade concentrate, thawed ½ onz fresh lime juice ½ onz orange juice 4 fluid ounces tequila 1 fluid ounce triple sec coarse salt for rimming the glasses 1 lime cut into wedges for garnish   Rub the rims of the glasses with the … Read more

Guatemala’s French Toast – Torrejas Recipe

The Torrejas are a typical Guatemalan dessert especially popular during Christmas and during Lent. Torrejas are common in many Latin American countries and every country makes them a little different. There are also many different versions of the Guatemalan recipe for Torrejas. I chose this version because it is somewhat easier and I made sure … Read more

Fish & Shrimp Ceviche

  Ceviche is one of my favorite foods, it’s a great summer or beach food and you can add different shellfish and fish to it.  Ceviche is a traditional food in many Latin American countries and this version is from Guatemala, my home country. Ingredients: 4 large tomatoes , diced 2 lbs of firm, fresh … Read more

Michelada the Best Way to Drink Your Beer

  Michelada The Michelada or Chelada is a beer cocktail which is popular in Mexico and in my home country of Guatemala, there are also similar versions of this in Colombia and other south American countries.  In my opinion this is the best way to have a beer and it’s great for hangovers.  There are … Read more

The Perfect Latino Valentine’s Cocktails

All of these delicious cocktails are filled with Latino flavor and are the perfect option to accompany that romantic Valentine’s dinner. Chocolate Margarita Ingredients 1/2 cup chocolate syrup 8 ounces tequila 1/4 ounces chocolate liqueur 1/3 cup  half and half 1/3 cup orange liqueur 1 teaspoon almond extract 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon Preparation To rim … Read more

Valentine’s Recipes with Latino Passion

Here is a great collection of sexy foods filled with Latino flavors and ingredients the will be sure to get you in the mood para El Día del Cariño o El Día de los Enamorados.  What you eat directly influences your body and your bodily functions.  The food you consume may affect your hormones, brain … Read more