Guatemalan Buñuelos Recipe

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

Latino Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup!

Thanksgiving is about family, about giving thanks and about gathering around delicious food and that is something Latinos know a lot of.  For me gathering with family and friends around the table always involves making food that connects us to our culture and in my case my chapino roots (Guatemalan). Thanksgiving is an American holiday … Read more

Carambola (starfruit) Cranberry Sauce

This cranberry sauce combined with carambola has the perfect Latino twist to make this Thanksgiving an extra special one.  Start a tradition by including a traditional dish in your Thanksgiving dinner or by using recipes that include ingredientes Latinos!       ¡Buen Provecho! I try to post recipes that are either typical dishes from … Read more

Delicious and easy to make ponche de frutas or fruit punch recipe from Guatemala.

Ponche de Frutas de Guatemala (Hot Fruit Punch)

The temperature is dropping and the stores are already decorated for the holidays. It’s begining to look a lot like Navidad, so I thought I would share my favorite hot drink: ponche de frutas.  Enjoy it while you sit by the fire or on your favorite couch accompanied by a good book and for me … Read more