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

Wondering what to make with leftover bread? Make a simple yet delicious traditional Guatemalan dessert! Bocado de Reina is a Guatemalan cake made with leftover bread, milk, and cinnamon. It is similar to bread pudding but with more of a cake consistency. This easy Guatemalan recipe is a quick and easy version of the traditional … 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

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

Guatemalan fish ceviche

Guatemalan Fish Ceviche: A Refreshing Summer Meal

Fish Ceviche or Seviche is one of my favorite Guatemalan foods, a dish that just tastes like summer! Marinated in lime juice and seasonings, it’s a Guatemalan recipe that requires no cooking. The crisp veggies and the freshness of the fish create a tasty appetizer, perfect for a pool party or a hot day. This … Read more

Michelada the Best Way to Drink Your Beer

The Michelada is a beer cocktail popular in Mexico and my home country of Guatemala. There are also similar versions of Michelada in Colombia and other South American countries. In my opinion, this is the best way to drink your beer, and it’s also great for hangovers. If you’ve never tried a Guatemalan Michelada (or … 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