Salvadorean Snacks

When I was in El Salvador I missed having Frito Lay Chips. My favorite have always been Hot Cheetos, but living in El Salvador I had to get use to not having any. The famous company in El Salvador for chips and other snack is Diana Boquitas. They are known for making chips and sweet … More Salvadorean Snacks

A Quesadilla is Dessert

Salvadoreans love quesadillas because they can’t have coffee without pan dulce. In El Salvador a quesadilla is sweet bread not a tortilla with cheese inside. Salvadoreans love having coffee with something sweet on the side. My mom is a very good example of this!

Shopping at El Mercado

In El Salvador El Mercado looks like a flea market. You can buy all sorts of things for very cheap. Things like fruit, clothes, meat, cheese, coffee, pirated movies/games, etc. While living in El Salvador I got to go a few times; it is very dangerous though. The mercado is full of thieves and all … More Shopping at El Mercado

Three kinds of Tias

In El Salvador like most latino cultures there are different kinds of aunts and uncles. I will be focusing on the three kinds of aunts that exist in Salvadorean culture. These aren’t all the tias, but just a few.

Not Letting Them Down

My brother’s, sister, and I are the first ones to get a chance at higher education in the United States. Both of my parents came from El Salvador for different reasons, but always encouraged all of us to take advantage of the opportunities we have. In El Salvador my dad had a really good job … More Not Letting Them Down