Tag: Soy Poblana

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

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

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

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

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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

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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