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Hilachas Guatemalan Traditional Recipe

Las Hilachas is another traditional, typical and original recipe from Guatemala, and is originally from Baja Verapaz, specifically from the Salamá region. It is part of the collection of typical Guatemalan recipes with intense flavor and very rich in nutrients.

Red Beans with Pork Meat or Pork Rind Recipe

In Guatemala is known as “Frijoles Colorados (rojos) con Carne o Chicharrón”. This is one of the best dishes of Guatemalan food. This is the traditional lunch of many Guatemalan families and is the main course of lunch. It is very simple to prepare and its very characteristic aroma highlights it over many other typical Guatemalan recipes.

Guatemalan Traditional Textiles and Costumes Part 2

Guatemala is internationally recognized for the art of its traditional fabrics, made with great richness in color and detail, using quality materials. Despite the influences of globalization, the indigenous people of Guatemala continue to use ancient techniques to produce their textiles and traditional costumes.

How the Giant Kites of Sumpango and Santiago are Made

The giant kites of Santiago and Sumpango are part of the tradition, culture and history of Guatemala. The "All Saints' Day" is celebrated every November in Guatemala, and in Sumpango and Santiago villages in Sacatepequez, people celebrate this important date by raising the "Giant Kites" to heaven.

White Fiambre Guatemalan Recipe

The famous Guatemalan dish and recipe we all each on November 1st in Guatemala for ‘All Saints Day’ (El Día de Todos Los Santos), a day before the ‘Dia de Los Muertos’. We have shared the Red Fiambre recipe in previous post, and today we would like to tell you about the White Fiambre, which is quite similar, but not the same.

Traditional Pumpkin Bread-Cake Recipe Guatemalan Style

This is not the traditional recipe for the delicious pumpkin pie that we all know originally from the United States, but it is rather a Guatemalan “cake or bread” version that was adopted over time. This is a dessert that is also enjoyed from October to December, during Halloween and the end of the year celebrations.

Gracias and De Nada in Spanish Language explained

In Spanish language, there are several ways to say thank you and respond to it as well. Some are less usual than others, but all can be used in most circumstances. Another sample of the richness of the Spanish language.

Lake Atitlan in Panajachel

Lago de Atitlán (name in Spanish) is one of the most visited sites in Guatemala (after Antigua Guatemala Colonial City, which is the most visited city in Guatemala), and considered as one of the most beautiful lakes in the world.

Guatemalan Chicken Broth Recipe

Chicken Broth with Rice is a very traditional recipe from Guatemala for many years, it is commonly served for lunch. It is well known for having a very intense flavor. Its preparation is simple and easy to follow.

Guatemala - September Independence Month

Guatemalans are passionate and devoted to their culture and history, and the celebration of Independence Day is no exception. Every September 15, since 1821, Guatemalans proudly celebrate "Independence Day".

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