Tag: mexican culture

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

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

Calaveras Puebla, Mexico

Day of the Dead: The Calavera Poem

This is Mexican Poetry One of the words most associated with Day of the Dead is ‘Calavera’, which means skull but like many things in Mexico it has a double meaning. At this time of year, a calavera… Read More

LA CHALUPA : ORGULLO POBLANO

This is Chalupas I haven’t said this in a while, but seriously, how amazing is Puebla! After living here for a while I think we all tend to forget what an amazing city and state this really is…. Read More

Mexican Eggnog

This is Rompope Rompope is an alcoholic beverage which was created in Puebla at the Convento de Santa Clara. It is an eggnog-like drink made from, not surprisingly, eggs, milk, vanilla flavouring and aguardiente. Additional ingredients can be… Read More

Yo Amo a Los Vochos

This is Vocho When I think of Puebla, I think of Vochos. They are a part of Mexican culture but they have an even great significance in Puebla. This is because Puebla is home to Mexico’s biggest Volskwagen… Read More

Vamos a Cholula

This is Cholula Cholula is a hop, skip and a jump away from Puebla. By car it only takes about 20 minutes, by bus you should expect a journey of about 40 minutes which costs 8 pesos, or… Read More