Main Entrees

Pacayas con Huevo (Guatemalan Palm Flower Fritters)

Pacayas are the flowers of date palms that grow commonly in Guatemala and Salvador, and as an abundant food source are commonly used in the cuisine of these Central American countries. (An interesting side note: Pacaya also happens to be the name of Guatemala’s largest volcano, which erupted last in […]

Quesadillas de Huitlacoche

Don’t be intimidated by the appearance of huitlacoche! Also known as corn mushroom, corn smut or Mexican truffle, huitlacoche is a fungus that grows on corn. At first sight, it may not look appealing to eat even the adventurous foodie. Its earthy flavor and mushroom-like texture, however, more than make […]

Shrimp and Mandarin Orange Ceviche

Ceviche! Everyone craves a delicious ceviche this time of year, a cool, light appetizer (or main course) for the summer heat. A wonderful way to satiate those cravings is with a yummy and easy-to-make shrimp ceviche.

Habichuelas con Huevo (Honduran-Style Green Beans with Eggs)

Hondurans love green beans with eggs! This combination is truly delicious and very nutritious. The green beans are low in calories, high in fiber and potassium, and there’s very little sodium. This is great for everyone, but especially for individuals suffering from high blood pressure. So, imagine the nutrition punch […]

Chicken and Mango Kabobs

This is an easy, practical and delicious recipe. Given that it uses skinless chicken breast and not beef, this recipe can be an alternative to traditional beef kabobs that is lower in calories but full of flavor. The fruit gives it that hint of sweetness that makes so appetizing.