On our four-day jaunt to Nicaragua, we declared gastronomic war upon Managua, Granada, and Catarina. Sadly, it wasn’t even close, as food emerged victorious again.

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Tostadas!
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The nacatamal is larger than a Mexican tamale and steamed in banana leaves.
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Breakfast at a coffee shop in the Metrocentral Mall in Managua.
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Beans and cheese (with fried plantain chips).
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Chicken, rice, and beans in Granada.
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Look closely. You should see a corn tortilla in her left hand, sheathed by a plastic bag. She is making a quesillo, which includes Nicaraguan cheese (white, soft, and chewy), sour cream, salt, and finely-chopped onions pickled in vinegar.
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Dessert at Cocina Haydée in Managua.
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Pupusas (stuffed corn tortillas) in Catarina.
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Tacos!
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We returned to Cocina Haydée in Managua for another dinner (and more dessert).

Details:

Tour guide: Green Pathways

Hotel: Real InterContinental at Metrocentro Mall, Managua

For more info, have a look at the other post on Nicaragua. And of course, if you have any questions, feel free to comment below or to contact me.

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