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Rice with Milk (Arroz en Leche) Guatemalan Dessert Recipe

This is a very traditional dessert from Guatemala, similar to the well known "Atol de Elote". If you visit any market in Guatemala or fairs of the towns and villages in the interior of the country, you will not miss seeing a person selling this delicious and traditional dessert.

Museums and Art Galleries in Antigua Guatemala

Antigua Guatemala is known as one of the most fascinating cities in Latin America, not only for its historical heritage of the Spanish colony centuries ago, but also for its rich Mayan ancestral culture, as well as being an exhibition center for contemporary art.

Caldo de Res Recipe -beef stew- Guatemalan Style

This is a recipe that is prepared, eaten and enjoyed throughout Guatemala. The meat stew of Guatemala is a very nutritious and delicious dish, although preparing it takes a lot of work, the result is definitely worth the effort.

Enchiladas Recipe Guatemala

Enchiladas is a traditional dish of Guatemalan cuisine, is part of the family menu every weekend, you can also find it at any fair in Guatemala, in addition to most typical food restaurants. Enchiladas is basically a snack, it is not a strong or formal dish.

Rellenitos - traditional Guatemalan dessert recipe

"Rellenitos" are a traditional Guatemalan dessert, well known to all, a delicious dessert part of all in the traditional table in Guatemala. This simple but exquisite dessert can be found at any traditional Guatemalan market, national fairs and typical food restaurants in Guatemala.

Antigua Guatemala Cathedral History

The Cathedral of Antigua Guatemala is also named The Parish of San José. The construction of this church began in 1542 and was one of the first buildings to be constructed after the destruction of the first Guatemala capital in the valley of Almolonga, the cathedral was inaugurated in 1545.

Chilaquilas Guatemalan Recipe

Chilaquilas are another of the typical dishes of Guatemala and Antigua Guatemala, in fact, it is one of the favorite recipes in Guatemala. They are corn tortillas folded, stuffed with cheese or sometimes chicken.

Chiles Rellenos - Stuffed Chillies Recipe Guatemala

The “chiles rellenos” (stuffed chillies) is another popular Guatemalan dish, it is well known and liked by the Guatemalans as well as foreigners, and is part of all menu at any typical food restaurants in Guatemala and Antigua Guatemala, it has an exquisite flavor, it is juicy and its key ingredient is the chili pepper.

Portal del Comercio in Antigua Guatemala

The Portal del Comercio, also known by the citizens of Antigua Guatemala as the "Portal of Las Panaderas", is located in the center of the colonial city, opposite the central park and opposite the Cathedral of Antigua Guatemala. This portal houses many important businesses, among these are restaurants, coffee shops, banks, book sales, and traditional Guatemalan souvenir shops.

Santa Catalina Arch in Antigua Guatemala

The city of Antigua Guatemala is well known for its rich history and culture. A colonial city with many cultural attractions, but none as famous as the “Arco de Santa Catalina” (Santa Catalina Arch), located at 5 Avenida Norte.

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