Calcutta meets Antigua

The West Bengal state, home of the Bengal tiger – meets southern Guatemala, home of the “Volcan de Fuego.”  Beauty within two different countries.

Malabar Parotha ~ an Indian delicious bread stuffed with a mix of chickpeas, lentils and root vegetables. Yes… “Show me the curry!”

Chiltepe – a fascinating mix of heat and spices from Antigua, Guatemala. Yes… “Show me the bread!”

Marco Polo, (1254- 1324)~ was only in his teens when he left Venice, Italy following a route to the East. Most of Marco Polo’s tales are accepted as true and accurate by modern scholars. What we do know, is that he spent most of his life in the East including India.

Guatemala, country known for its volcanic landscapes, Mayan culture and Antigua ~ a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Chiltepe a Mayan, Xinca and Garifuna roots, was developed by indigenous for the love of heat and spices.

Parotha and chiltepe, a magnificent combination of taste and flavors.

Buen provecho amigos!

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