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Guatemalan Stewed Beef Recipe

Stewed Beef is a typical Guatemalan food. It has many ingredients that make it juicy and with a very intense flavor, which makes it the first choice for Guatemalan families at lunchtime, always accompanied by rice and avocado. This dish is known in Guatemala as "Guisado de Res Guatemalteco".

Radish Salad Guatemalan Recipe

This recipe is a classic on the Guatemalan table, especially for the summer season. It is a refreshing and very traditional Guatemalan salad. It is the ideal accompaniment for dishes such as beef stew and others also typical of Guatemala.

Black Beans Soup or Broth - Guatemala Recipe

If the corn tortilla is a basic food in the Guatemalan table every day, black beans is perhaps the second most important food in Guatemalans’ diet. Black beans is a very simple food to prepare, but delicious and essential on the table of Guatemalan families, it is rich in flavor, but also rich in iron and proteins.

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.

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".

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.

Traditional Molletes for Christmas Guatemalan Recipe

Guatemalan Christmas muffins are very popular during December. They are very similar to Lent Muffins (Holy Week), but with small differences that also make them special and favorite for many at lunchtime for dessert.

Guatemalan Churrasco and Chirmol Recipe

The "Guatemalan Churrasco", or also known as "Churrasquito" has many traditional flavors of the typical Guatemalan food. It is a traditional dish for lunch, accompanied by rice, flipped beans, roasted corn, guacamole and the very important Guatemalan Chirmol.

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.

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.

Caldo de Res Recipe - meat broth - Guatemalan Style

This is a recipe that is prepared, eaten and enjoyed throughout Guatemala. The meat broth of Guatemala (also known as Caldo de Res) is a very nutritious and delicious dish, although preparing it takes a lot of work, the result is definitely worth the effort.

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.

Traditional Christmas Guatemalan Tamales ( recipe )

Like the traditional Guatemalan tamales, the Guatemalan Christmas Tamales are an essential dish on the table for Christmas Dinner in Guatemala, a culinary gift to share with family and loved ones.

Fiambre Guatemalan Dish Recipe and Story

The popular Guatemala dish we all enjoy every year on November 1st, which is ‘All Saints Day’ (El Día de Todos Los Santos), a day before the ‘Dia de Los Muertos’. Some say that this dish is an offering for a particular date of the year. But the history tell us the real origin of this popular Guatemalan dish and recipe.

Guatemalan Cuisine - Part 2

Guatemala’s Cuisine has many traditional dishes, all of them have similarities but each one is unique at the same time.

Guatemalan Cuisine - Part 1

Several traditional foods in Guatemala’s Cuisine are based on Maya heritage, corn and beans are key ingredients play an important role.

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