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Words and quotes used when cooking in Spanish 2

We continue with the series of words commonly used in the kitchen in Guatemala and Latin America. Either to share with friends and family speaking in Spanish. Or following a recipe, here we share useful words and phrases for you to continue learning the Spanish language.


Learn Spanish Words and Quotes used in the kitchen

When we are at home, possibly one of the places where we spend the most time is in the kitchen. That is why it is a good idea to be able to communicate better in Spanish when we are spending time with friends and family and speaking in Spanish.


Guava Rings Traditional Candy Recipe

Guava Rings (known in Spanish as Colochos de Guayaba) are traditional Guatemalan sweets, and this one in particular is originally from Antigua Guatemala. These different and delicious sweets first emerged during Holy Week a long time ago, but over time this candy became popular throughout Guatemala.


Easter Week 2021 Schedule - Antigua Guatemala

Semana Santa (Holy Week) in Antigua Guatemala for 2021, following Catholic Church’s long time tradition, Holy Week begins in Guatemala on Friday of Sorrows (known as Viernes de Dolores in Spanish) day that represents the crucifixion sentence of Jesus Christ. The following dates are based on the Gregorian calendar for 2021 Easter Week in Antigua Guatemala.


Pepitoria Traditional Guatemala Sweet Recipe

The recipe for "Dulce de Pepitoria de Guatemala" is another of the typical Guatemalan sweets, and is also well known in Antigua Guatemala. It is a very traditional part of Guatemalan gastronomy because it is extracted from the pumpkin that is grown in the same way as the Guatemalan Ayote.


Mazapan Traditional Candy Guatemala Recipe

After the "Canillita de Leche", Marzipan (Mazapán as known in Guatemala) is perhaps the second most popular typical sweet in Guatemala. It is preferred and enjoyed by locals and foreigners throughout the year and especially during the patron saint festivities in the interior of the country.


Traditional Figs in Honey Guatemala Recipe

As in many recipes for typical Guatemalan sweets, "Higos en Miel" (Figs in Honey) is also easy to prepare, and these Guatemala Typical Candies are delicious. You can find them in any typical candy store, especially in Antigua Guatemala. But here we explain how you can do them yourself.


Traditional Coconut Sweet Guatemala Recipe

This is another of the typical Guatemalan sweets, also known as "dulce de conserva de coco" (in Spanish). One of the favorites not only for Guatemalans, but also for foreign tourists who visit Guatemala.



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