Category: Food

Santo Menjurje Menu

Santo Menjurje

Santo Menjurje, located in the beautiful setting of the hotel Casona Maria in Analco (just across the 5 de Mayo Boulevard), is the first restaurant featured in a new series of posts on the blog: best restaurants of Puebla. This blog focusses… Read More

árabe and pastor spits

Tacos Árabes

This Arab-style taco is a real favourite for meat-lovers in Puebla. It originates from an influx of Lebanese immigrants in the 1920’s. The special thing about the taco, which is cut from marinated pork cooked on a spit, is… Read More

Tacos Dorados

Tacos Dorados

I thought it was about time I wrote about ‘Tacos Dorados’ as they have been particularly popular on our street food tour of late. Tacos Dorados, also known as flautas, are common across Mexico. They are another manipulation… Read More

Rosca de Reyes

This is King’s Day Día de Reyes is practically upon us. ‘King’s Day’, which takes place on the 6th of January, is a big deal in Mexico and is celebrated with gifts and ‘Rosca de Reyes’. Traditionally this is… Read More

Taquitos de Puebla

Frijoles Charros

This is Beans Mexicans and their beans: they love ’em! They have them with everything, whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner. And it’s not the just the one type – there are various, with different tastes, shapes, and… Read More

Salsas for Tacos/Gringas

La Gringa

Gringas: not just a nickname for foreign females (typically from the USA), but also a delicious street food dish. Gringas are a type of quesadilla, the twist being that flour tortillas are used rather than corn ones. [I’d… Read More

pre hispanic ofrenda

Day of the Dead: A Beginner’s Guide to Ofrendas

This is Ofrendas Day of the dead, celebrated on the 1st and 2nd of November, has arrived! This is a holiday that means so much to Mexicans, and to experience it in person is really quite something. Day… Read More

bakery

Maestro

This is a photo series by Iraís Fernández, a local photographer (here are her facebook and flickr pages). She, just like us, is fascinated by and loves pan dulce. The photos give a real insight into an authentic… Read More

Pelona

Pelonas aka baldies

This is Pelonas There’s lots of competition for awesome sandwiches in Mexico, and two of the best come from Puebla: cemitas and pelonas. Check out my previous post about cemitas here. You must be thinking: another dish that is… Read More

Taqueria La Esquina

This is Tacos de Alambre I love tacos. And what you realise living here is that there are so many to tempt you. You’ve got Arabe, Pastor, Asada and a personal favourite – alambre. Taqueria La Esquina is… Read More