Monthly Archive: July 2016

Chiles Rellenos Vegetarianos

By La Salsa Inglesa Chiles rellenos (stuffed peppers) are a popular Guatemalan dish. This recipe is a quicker version than the original because it fills the peppers with cheese rather than meat and vegetables,...

Fiesta Patronal de Joyabaj

By Diana Pastor It’s 4.30 in the morning on August 9th, and in Joyabaj you can hear the fireworks announcing that the show has begun. There aren’t many people in the central square, but...

Stuck in Xela

By Jalapeño Jacobo Each month we send our field correspondent, Jalapeño Jacobo, to interview and harass one of Xela’s most infamous extranjeros to find out why the hell they’ve lived in Xela for so...

Xelebrity of the Month

By Alex Mac XelaWho’s ear-to-the-suelo correspondent, Alex Mac, brings you the stories behind the famous faces you see around town in Xela. This month he spoke to Mayra  Perez Oxla, proprietor of the famous...

Trapped By Trump

By Auntie Dolores Dear Auntie Dolores, A week ago I met a girl. I want to ask her to go out but before I do that I want to organise have the perfect first...