Monthly Archive: July 2014

#SpanishFails 101

Attracting as many aspiring Spanish speakers as Amsterdam does pot smokers, Xela can certainly lay claim to being a Central American haven for those that want to pick up El Español. However, as with...

Stuff

P o p p i n g Scares & Struts July is shaping up to be an excellent month for cultural events.  On the 5th of July we have a National Salsa & Bachata Competition...

Recipe of the Month: Caldo de Res

by Simone Riddle One thing to note with ‘caldos’ (stews in English) is the Guatemalan obsession of cooking their vegetables whole. Why waste all that time chopping verduras into bite-sized chunks when you can...

Everything Gardens

By Juan Jardinero “EVERYTHING GARDENS” Bill Mollison There’s a saying in organic gardening circles: “everything gardens.” What this means is that nothing in nature works on its own, including us. Plants, microbes, fungi and...