Tag: Mexico

La Casa de Piedra

I recently visited Cuetzalan, my favourite pueblo mágico (so far – I haven’t been to all of them yet) and stayed at ‘La Casa de la Piedra‘ for the second time. The hotel is a gorgeous setting with… Read More

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

Puebla Drinks, La Pasita

Tea and Tacos

I am very excited to be publishing this guest post by Ellie Cusack, an English culture-enthusiast who fell in love with everything Mexican while living in Puebla. You can read more on her experience of Mexico on her blog,… 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

Happy New Year!

¡Feliz Año Nuevo! A quick thank you to everyone who read this Puebla-loving blog this year! 2014 was a big year for Soy Poblana as we launched our street food tours, which so far have been a huge… 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

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