Posts Tagged ‘Food’

Food: Tostadas

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Tostadas are deep-fried corn tortillas, topped with a sauce and a dozens of different ingredients to choose from.
Here I got one with salsa (sauce), another one with guacamole and the other one with chicken salad.
Often they are garnished with ground cheese, diced onions and or parsley.


Food: Manzana con Pepita

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Manzana con Pepita
Here is a common snack for Guatemalans, Manzana con Pepita, Apple with roasted and ground squash seeds.

Food: Fried Chicken

Friday, August 7th, 2015

Fried Chicken
If there was to be a Guatemalan National Dish, undoubtedly it would be fried chicken. (more…)

Guatemalan Food: Doña Mela

Friday, July 31st, 2015

Doña Mela, one of Downtown Guatemala City’s most iconic food joints.
Located at Mercado Central, very easy to find and everyone knows it.
Her food place has been featured in news articles and on at least one music video by one of Guatemala most prominent music bands.

Guatemalan Street Market Food

Saturday, July 18th, 2015

Market Food
The best places to find authentic Guatemalan flavors are our street markets. (more…)

Street Food: Tortillas con Carne

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Tortillas con Carne
Tortillas topped with meat, well, they have choices of chorizo, sausage, beef or a mixture of them all. (more…)

Food: Regional Versus International Chains

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

Guatemalan Mall Food
A rather interesting phenomena here. (more…)

Food: Mushque

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

Mushque, a regional dish from the town of Chiquimulilla. (more…)

Food: Cheese Making in Guatemala

Sunday, June 28th, 2015

Queso Chiquimulilla
Though Guatemala does not have a ancient tradition on manufacturing cheese, the towns of Taxisco and Chiquimulilla on Guatemalas Pacific Coast are famous for their delicious cheeses. (more…)

Guatemalan Food: Afternoon Coffee

Friday, June 26th, 2015

Afternoon Coffee is almost a ritual for Guatemalans. (more…)

Guatemalan Food: Revolcado

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

Revolcado, a very rich and dense stew; (more…)

Guatemalan Food: Iguana

Friday, June 19th, 2015

Food in Guatemala, as in many globalized countries, has become overly Westernized. In our urban centers, any food that does not come out of the processing facility is seen as controversial, as taboo. (more…)