XelaWho’s pro chef, Simone Riddle, makes Guatemalan and Central-American themed recipes so easy that even we can make them. Check out some of the articles below and try cooking up some of the scrumptious treats for yourself!
We don’t know why you’d have any spare Cerveza Moza left over in your fride that you hadn’t already drunk, but in case you do – here’s an even better use for it than drinking it!
A traditional Guatemalan dessert – make it for your homestay family and they’ll never want you to leave!
Fried plantains, butter, orange juice and honey – need we say more?
A traditional Guatemalan meaty broth to warm you up on those cold Xela nights.
Mexican enchiladas with a chapin twist!
We recommend adding the alcohol to this one so you host your very own posada
One of Guatemala’s favourite dishes!
Thought you were a rice pro? Think again and try cooking it the chapin way.
Try these out next time you have friends over and wow them over your guacemole and pico de gallo-making skills!
One for the veggies out there!
Only ever used chickpeas in savory dishes? Try this one out for a change and see how they taste smothered in sugar and honey.
Guatemala’s very own hangover cure.
One to try for your next pot-luck dinner – preferably when it’s nice and sunny outside.
‘Cos no-one does frijoles like Guatemala
Spice up your life with this hot, hot, hot chilli sauce.