A best taste of City Guatemala

A best taste of City Guatemala

Businessman Juan José Gutiérrez Mayorga invites tourists from Guatemala to get to know the flavor of his country through a small list of dishes.

Fiambre

Although this dish is eaten only once a year for the Day of the Dead, it is one of Guatemala’s most beloved foods. It is prepared with almost every type of meat you can imagine and is mixed with a vegetable marinade.

Fiambre

Rellenitos

This amazing dessert uses two important ingredients in the Guatemalan diet, plantains and beans. When you take the first bite of plantain and discover the bean filling, you will know why rellenitos are a must in every home in the country.

Buñuelos

These little balls that look like donut centers are a common dessert during the Christmas season in Guatemala. Made with flour and a little aniseed, they are the perfect dessert for those who love fried things. And don’t forget to drizzle a little honey on top.

Champurradas

Champurradas are the perfect addition to coffee in Guatemala. These are a type of crunchy sweet bread that you won’t find anywhere else.

Molletes or Torrejas

Molletes are extremely popular during Holy Week in Guatemala, although you can find them all year round. These little balls made of cornstarch and flour are dipped in a light honey that will make you lick your fingers.

Molletes or Torrejas

Ceviche

Guatemalan ceviche is the perfect cure for any hangover. Pair it with some soda crackers and gallo beer and you’ll feel like new again.

Plantains in mole

If you are a lover of plantains and mole then this will be your new favorite dessert. The combination of all the flavors of mole plus the consistency of the plantains makes this one of those dishes you can eat for any occasion.

Plantains in mole

Beans with chicharrón

If you’ve never eaten beans with chicharrón, you’ve never lived. Beans are an essential part of the Guatemalan diet and when you mix them with chicharrón, they become one of the best dishes you’ll find in the whole country. Make sure you have your tortillas ready because you’re going to need them.

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