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Egg-wrapped Green Beans - Guatemala Recipe

We could say that it is almost impossible not to find this dish on the menu of a traditional cuisine of any Guatemalan family. It is very simple to prepare with a few steps to follow, it would be ideal to accompany this dish with rice and a tomato sauce.

Similar words in English and Spanish with different meanings - Part 3

For this third and last article, we’ll talk about “Career, Apartment, Compromise and Familiar”. We explain the last four examples of words we use everyday in English and Spanish that sound the same or almost the same but the meaning is somewhat different.

Easter Week 2020 Schedule in Antigua Guatemala

Semana Santa (Holy Week) in Antigua Guatemala 2020, following Catholic Church’s long time tradition, Holy Week begins on Friday of Sorrows (Viernes de Dolores) day that represents the crucifixion sentence of Jesus. The following dates based on the Gregorian calendar for 2020 Easter Week in Antigua Guatemala.

Similar words in English and Spanish with different meanings - Part 2

For the second article will talk “Approve, Eventually and Lecture”. We continue to explain some of the most common examples of English and Spanish words that sound the same or almost the same, so it is easy to confuse definitions for each.

Similar words in English and Spanish with different meanings - Part 1

For this first article will cover the words “Actually, Embarrassed and Realize”. As you know, there are many words that are the same or almost the same in English and Spanish, as soon as you hear it, you already know its meaning and even its pronunciation. But there are some exceptions that make Spanish language students confuse.

Corn Atole Guatemalan Recipe

"Atol de Elote" is a traditional ancestral drink of Guatemala, made from sweet yellow corn, has a very special and exquisite taste and texture. For the Mayan culture, corn was a sacred food and was consumed daily, either preparing tamales, tortillas or "atol".

Purposes and resolutions for a new year - Notes and Tips

At the Spanish school, we have completed a new year of work and 35 years of existence, we are very grateful for the experiences we have shared in the year just finished and excited about the new year that begins. That is why we want to share some notes on how we can all plan proposals for a new year.

New Year Traditions in Guatemala

In Guatemala, as in many countries around the world, we have small traditions to say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new year. Some of these traditions originate in other countries and others are typical of Guatemala.

Different meanings for the word "BIEN" in Spanish

The word “bien” is Spanish language has many different meanings and it is a quite common word to hear in any conversation, especially in Latin America. Despite its versatility, it is not very difficult to understand and use.

Traditional Black Tamales Guatemala Recipe

Guatemalan Black tamales ("Tamales Negros") are traditional dish that should be present on your table during the Christmas season, these tamales are also known as "sugar tamales", its rich sweet-flavor makes it different from the popular red sauce tamale we all know, and just like the traditional tamales, you can enjoy them with French bread.

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