All humans require food in order to survive. People get their food from the natural environment through practices of food collection, farming, and the hunting or raising of animals. But food not only nourishes our bodies—food is culturally important, too.
As you explore Guam, you’ll notice symbols that are prevalent in art, design, and architecture around the island. Get to know these symbols of Chamorro culture that represent Guam history, identity, and island pride.
Well, I fell in love a few times. Both to Japanese women. The initial “honeymoon phase” was fun, easy, loving and light. The Yin and Yang was perfectly balanced and harmony prevailed. We had a perfect marriage learning to enjoy and joke about our differences.
My mom used to make this for us all the time, only she used fresh pumpkins instead of canned. Making pumpkin jam with fresh pumpkins took hours! However time consuming that whole process was, that’s the way to do it–fresh is always best, in my opinion.
Tacos, the ultimate comfort food. Easy to make, convenient to eat and so delicious you hate to stop eating them. And I was in the mood. What to do??? Pork Butt slow cooked Kalua Pig style. Simple and not a whole lot of work.
When we thought 2020 was going to be our year, I don’t think anyone could have foreseen the “predicament” in which we seem to have found ourselves. With stress levels at an all-time high, consider sipping on some of these delicious cocktails as a stress reliever.
Fish was the primary protein source for ancient Chamorros.
Chamorro men and women were expert fishermen. The sea surrounding the island was said to be teeming with fish, so much so that according to the account of Catholic Fray Juan Pobre in 1602: