Tostada literally translates to “toasted” in Spanish, but can refer to any dish that’s made with a fried tortilla as a base. Crispy fried corn tortilla is topped with refried beans, grated cheese, chopped avocado and tomato, sliced lettuce, chomin(Chinese influenced fried noodle) and salsa.
Tortillas are main staple foods In Guatemala. it is made with a careful process of patting and turning the dough by hand into a disc. Here I post two colors of maize dough for making tortillas; white and black(blue) maize.
Guisada or Guisado (Spanish language), which translates to “stewed dish” is a slow-simmered dish that varies across the Latin America. Some people make their guisada with pork or chicken, the most common meat used, however is beef. One of the typical recipe includes meat, salt, garlic, oregano, black pepper and tomato.
Hilacha, which means thread, is Guatemalan slow cooked stew made with shredded beef and vegetables. It is commonly prepared with tomato sauce.