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Café Condesa

Café Condesa MAP A5/B5/C3 7832-0038    /CafeCondesaAntigua   Coffee….coffee, coffee…  the PERFECT gift for Christmas…. especially the Antigua bean which is renown worldwide for its complex flavor.  Over 24 years ago, Cafe Condesa created their House Blend using three separate roasts to balance aroma, taste and “bite”.  The beans come from a 100+ year...

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Café Sky

Café Sky 1a Avenida Sur #15 MAP D3 Cada día / Daily 8 AM-11 PM CafeSkyAntigua 7832-7300   Este increíble plato fácilmente puede ser para cuatro personas.Imagina generosas porciones de lomito, lomo de cerdo, chorizos, longanizas, pechugas de pollo y costillas de cerdo a la barbacoa en un plato gigante. A esto agrégale las...

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Ponche

Fruit punch is a Guatemalan Christmas drink, traditionally it is drank hot, but there are those who enjoy it cold and even make it into ice cream. The punch is prepared mainly with pineapple, papaya, grapes, bananas and coconut, and dried fruits (raisins, plums). Each fruit releases its flavor into the broth, little by...

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Tamales colorados y negros

In Guatemala we eat tamales (sweet or salty) at any time of the year, but in December we eat them more often. In some homes, the traditional Christmas dinner is red tamales. Made with corn dough, meat (chicken, pork or chompipe), capers, olives, chili pepper or spicy peppers, a dried plum and red sauce....

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Paches

Paches are traditional to Quetzaltenango and that is why the main ingredient is potatoes, which are produced in the nearby municipalities. The paches are similar to tamales, with the only exception being the dough, which in the tamales is corn and in the paches it is potato. The popular custom is to make and...

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Kak’ik de Chompipe

The Kak’ik is an original recipe of Alta Verapaz and is known as the red broth of chompipe; and in 2007 it was declared an Intangible Cultural Heritage. Some chapines have adopted the Kak’ik as a traditional dish for December 25th, since on the 24th some eat turkey or chompipe (patio turkey) for Christmas...

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Nísperos

This fleshy orange fruit is familiar this time of the year, the antigüeños know that the best nísperos are at San Juan del Obispo. This delicious – and a little acidic – fruit can be consumed in different ways: with lemon and salt, jelly, jam and even can be tasted in a delicious wine....

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Fruit of Marzipan

The typical Guatemalan sweets are famous for their delicious flavor. These products have been made for so long, they are part of the gastronomy chapina. The diversity of fruits, seeds, sweeteners that we have in our country, makes the variety of typical sweets even larger; and the imagination of those who make them, make...

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Chickpeas in Honey

Chickpeas in honey are a traditional Guatemalan dessert, the time to eat them is inaugurated on November 1st, typically after a good plate of fiambre. Making them is easy, let the chickpeas sit in water; then drain and cook them in enough water, – the secret is to put in a pinch of baking...

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Café sky

This plate is piled high with so much meat that it could easily serve four. Imagine generous portions of beef tenderloin, pork loin, chorizos, longanizas, chicken breasts, and barbecued pork chops on a giant platter. Then add the side dishes: refried beans, guacamol, and chirmol. And of course, don’t forget: tortillas galore! Café Sky...

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