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Foodies Freebie: October 2015 Wallpaper Collection


Remember Susan? She has made several collaborations with us! Please check her Instagram feed and her site Andie M. Design Shop. She is an amazing Guatemalan designer and photographer living abroad. We love to have her featured once again in our Foodies Freebies section. She is sharing an amazing setup of different kinds of pumpkin that we are absolutely loving.

Are you subscribed to our newsletter Notes? We are sending out our next newsletter in a couple of days so you still have time to get on our list and get the recipes from last month, including Kristen’s recipe from Little Foodies, the month’s Blog Love and freebies of the month.

So here you go, below you can download the last freebie downloads of the month, for your desktop, laptop, tablet or phone.  We hope you enjoy them!

Helga & Kitty


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Foodies Freebie: September 2015 Wallpaper Collection

Happy Independence month Guatemala! We are so proud to be part of a country that stands up against the corruption and impunity of its leaders in a peaceful and meaningful way, as it was on the National Strike of August 27th 2015, where more than 100,000 Guatemalans united their voices.  To read more about what’s going on in Guatemala, you can head over to this community post on BuzzFeed, written by Krista Lehnhoff (niece of our friend Ma. Andrea, who we interviewed a few months ago!).

Now, since our Independence Day is on September 15th, we decided to make a fun month out of it! First, make everyone’s mouth water by showing some of the best candy we have to offer. To make it easier, we are doing it by number:


  1. Bolitas de Miel: Honey-based hard candy, they come in golden-yellow (original) and red.
  2. Colochos: Chewy guava candy, with a touch of cinnamon.
  3. Cocada Blanca: Bar-like goodie, made with shredded coconut and condensed milk. Decorated with a raisin on top.
  4. Pepitoria: Our version of a non-healthy granola bar: pumpkin seeds and plenty of caramel.
  5. Cocadas: A baked version, that makes a cookie-like treat. Made out of coconut, eggs and sugar.
  6. Hojuelas: Deep fried and fragile Rosettes, covered in sugar.
  7. Tamarindo: Also called Bolitas de Tamarindo, made out of sugar and tamarind.
  8. Mazapán con Canela: Almond and powder sugar based candy, with cinnamon. They can also come in the shape of little squares.
  9. Canillitas de Leche: These milk and sugar based candies are the sweetest and the most iconic sweet in Guatemala.
  10. Chocolate de Tableta: Following the footsteps the popularity of the Canillitas de Leche, this chocolate is made by toasting cacao beans, then they are peeled and ground, after,  the paste is mixed with cinnamon, sugar or almonds. We have different types of Chocolate combinations, depending on the region they prepare it in.

We hope you liked our little 101 of Guatemalan treats and candy, and grab these free downloads for your computer, tablet or phone. Oh, and stay tuned for this month’s recipes, as we will be sharing Guatemalan and Guatemalan inspired recipes all throughout the month!

Helga & Kitty


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Foodies Freebie: August 2015 Wallpaper Collection

July flew by as fast as it came, and next thing we know we are in August. Somewhere in Facebook a picture popped… some stores are already displaying Christmas ornaments. Can you believe it? Anyway, we are delighted on how good the reception of our new section Little Foodies has gone, specially since the little sous-chef is excited looking for new recipes for her to make. She picks each one! All have been a great success.

This month on our Wallpaper Collection we feature gorgeous strawberries, pears and granola. We whipped up a batch of our The Best Granola Recipe to keep handy for our weekly breakfasts at home. It takes about an hour to prepare and it lasts for quite a while… though it never lasts more than 2 weeks at home. This time we skipped the sesame seeds.

Now, have you subscribed to our newsletter Notes? There, we share the recipes we posted throughout the month, the Wallpaper Collection, as well as some extra goodies. You can subscribe here. So while you wait for our newsletter to arrive, go ahead and download our freebie calendars of the month, for your desktop, laptop, tablet or phone.  We hope you enjoy them!

Helga & Kitty


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