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These 8 Authentic Guam (Guamanian) Cookbooks Will Make You Drool

Guam is an organized, unincorporated territory of the United States in Micronesia in the western Pacific Ocean. The local islanders from this area are proud of their cultural heritage, traditions, and rich history derived from their Chamorro ancestors. Being influenced by the Spanish, Portuguese, European, American, Malaysian, and Micronesian cultures from ancestral times, Guamanian cuisine is a fusion with diversity in vegetables, rice, and meat. To support you in bringing these enticing dishes home, we will introduce you to 8 comprehensive Guamanian cookbooks in this article.

A Taste of Guam

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“The best Guam cookbook in the market!!!!” – Mimi San

Guam food is stated to be addictive and unforgettable for anyone ever tasted, especially the “children” of this island. Through this book, the author shares Chamorro culture through food with full favorite recipes in Chamorro families such as a collection of food at a Chamorro bbq, Red Rice, BBQ Meat, Potato Salad, Chicken Kelaguen, Finadene and so on.

Besides popular, typical Guam dishes, the fare from a mix of culture found in America is also included. As a pastry chef, Paula spends a part for Guam dessert Treasure Chest of Sweets to show her favorite collection of delicious dessert that is awaiting after every meal. At the end of the book, the author adds a few pages of fun and useful information related to recipes and Guam in general.

Readers can use this book as a handy travel guide if they want to visit this beautiful island with included content as Guam history, the place to eat in Guam, where America’s day begins, and so on. For home cooks who have enjoyed Guam food or not, this book will wake up the memories and be a gateway to this delectable cuisine.

About the Author: The author of this cookbook is Paula Quinene, who was born and raised on Guam. Though graduated science bachelor in Exercise and Movement Science from the University of Oregon and hope to return to the island as an anatomy teacher, Paula now works as a pastry chef.

Ever lived in North Carolina since 2000, the book A Taste of Guam and Remember Guam is where she wraps her homesickness. She also writes other books about Guam, such as WWII erotic historical romance novel set in Guam (Conquered) and Guam romance book (Stormed). Her home on the web is

Guam Super Cookbook 4th Edition

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“So much variety recipe to try especially our cultural food from Guam. I recommend it to islanders away from home!” – Xuxxicagirl671

Inside the Guam Super Cookbook, readers will find a full collection of all-time favorite local recipes from generations ago. Many of the tempting recipes are submitted by numerous island residents who want to share priceless recipes that have worked for them and been passed onto them.

With the use of fresh local fruits and vegetable, daring “pika” shrimp kelaguén oozing with island coconut and dripping in lemon juice or an irresistible and delicious black magic cake are some choice that you can let your taste buds take an exciting adventure.

All recipes in this book are easy to follow that every home cook can enjoy all the flavors cooked all across Guam’s kitchen. The author also brings up an array of hard-to-believe healthy choice recipes but still tasty as mouth-watering oyster and chicken with broccoli, or a lip-smacking local favorite (eggplant in coconut milk) and many others.

About the Author: The author of this cookbook is All Micronesia Media. It is a publication of the products about Micronesia.

Real Guamanian recipes

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“The chicken recipe is fab!” – Shirley A. Williams

Mentioning Guam signature food, Coconut Ice Cream, and the world-famous Guam Red Rice and Breadfruit Chowder are always the first come-up thought. However, Dorothy also shares several other popular dishes of Guam inside this book as Coconut Custard Pie, Chicken with Tumeric, Bananas Baked in Orange Juice, and so on. If you found love in this nation’s cuisine, this book will be a considerable choice for you.

About the Author: The author of this cookbook is Dorothy Horn. In Guam recipe books as this one and More! Real Guamanian Recipes, she presents the cuisine of Guam through the dishes that are treasures of this unique culinary.

More! Real Guamanian Recipes

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“Just what I was looking for…recipes of Chamorro fiesta food. Great memories from my mom, relatives and grandparents from Guam.” – Donald A Waller

In Guam, the cuisine with Chamorro roots left a strong impression in the hearts of both locals and gourmets. Though moving how many far from this land, people still crave real Guamanian cuisine and Chamorro Food. Therefore, this cookbook has been remarked and recognized by several people for its authentic Guam recipes that remind them of Guam’s good times.

In this book, everything regarded as the most popular and typical of Guam cuisine is all mentioned from Fiesta, Fandango, Chistening, Wake., Coconut, Rice, Seafood, Chicken, Pork, Beef, Taro, Vegetables, Breadfruit, Fruits to Sweet Corn & Chicken, Dried Beef, Tamales, and Desserts. Besides, the new dessert section is the plus that is added in comparison to the Real Guamanian Recipes only. All you need is follow the simple instructions and enjoy your delicious result.

About the Author: The author of this cookbook is Dorothy Horn. She is the author of some cookbooks such as Real Guamanian Recipes, Great classic SPAM recipes of the world from Dorothy’s Kitchen, and Real Filipino Recipes.

Guam Super Cookbook

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“An Authentic Guamanian Cookbook” – Customer

Guam Super Cookbook is an essential cookbook that has been republished in many editions later by other publishers. By reading and cooking dishes from this book, readers find themselves eating at the kitchen of their hometown with familiar flavors and aromas.

This book’s content is presented following the popular ingredients that help home cooks make their favorite food with ease.

About the Author: The author of this cookbook is Milestone Pacific. This is the author of some cookbooks on Guam food with the serial name of Guam Super Cookbook like Guam Super cookbook – Healthy Children’s Recipes and Guam Super Cookbook Dessert Edition.

Remember Guam

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“A down-to-Earth review to help me enjoy my memories of Guam” – James M. Stewart

Remember Guam is a collection of memories and recipes that warms your heart and lightens your spirit written by a Guamanian native. By turning over the pages, you can feel like traveling back in time to lives on a tiny Pacific island, Guam.

Mainly, half of this book is spent to talk about enormous memories and stories that Paula has received from people all over the world. These stories are divided into decades and told by various people such as veterans who served during WWII, residents working and living for a few years, young ladies who have married and unable to return home, those still living on Guam and more. All of them offer us different aspects of this island.

In the other half of Remember Guam, the author presents a collection of 20 recipes that are not included in the same-author, A Taste of Guam. Each method has a corresponding video on the author’s website that is often used as teaching material.

Moreover, a sheet on how to set a Chamorro fiesta table, and a few more interesting facts you need to know about Guam and Guam food are also included.

About the Author: The author of this cookbook is Paula Quinene. Born and raised in Guam with the pride to be its islander, she mostly writes about her long-time loves, Guam, exercise, and desserts.

Educated as an exercise scientist at the University of Oregon, Paula has been able to help friends, family, and fans with their cooking and exercise endeavors. To learn more about Paula and to view her useful food videos, visit her at Now she lives in North Carolina.

Exotic Little Islands Recipes: The Island of Guam

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“I enjoyed the book” – gallegon

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live and party on an exotic island? If that is your wish for a long time, let’s do it now with the help of this cookbook. After a long week of working or on special occasions, just allow yourself to relax and enjoy Guam island food with family as if you are taking a vacation.

In this book, readers are provided with all the savory dishes in Guam signature BBQ, such as Little Island Ultimate BBQ Marinade. Guam Dipping Sauce, Guam Topping, Flat Bread, Guam Chicken Turnover, Guam Style Potato Salad, Eggplant in Coconut Milk and Lemon, and more. Besides, regular food appears in Guam meals daily are also included.

About the Author: The author of this cookbook is Randy Anders. He is the author of some same title cookbooks on different islands, such as the Philippines and Okinawa.

Guam Super Cookbook Dessert Edition

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“Got in for wife who is from Guam. And she said it had a kit of stuff that she forgot about as a kid living there. She loves…. it especially the banana Donuts” – mint101

In Guam cuisine, desserts are unique compared to main dishes when it comes to diversity and flavors. After every meal, you can enjoy Chamorro cake, guyuria, rosketti, latiya, potu, buñelos aga’, and more. By taking attention-to-detail as one of the most important, Guam creative and talented chefs have brought up sweet pastries, decadent desserts, and tempting delights created from many of Guam’s favorite kitchens.

Accompanied by enticing desserts are beautifully photographed images of long-time favorite desserts though many generation’s tables will surely inspire many home cooks worldwide.

About the Author: The author of this cookbook is Milestone Pacific. This is the author of some cookbooks on Guam food with the serial name of Guam Super Cookbook like Guam Super cookbook – Healthy Children’s Recipes and Guam Super Cookbook Dessert Edition.

We hope you like this post and finally find out your favorite Guamanian cookbooks. Meanwhile, we welcome you to explore our site and discover more cookbook recommendations from the same cuisine below.

Doris Frasier

Hi. I'm Doris! I am a foodie that has traveled to 78 countries and loves trying cuisines from different countries. I try anything related to food and share my opinions on this blog. Send me a message with any requests!
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