Tag: soy poblano

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

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

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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

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

Vamos a las Luchas!

This is Luchas  Lucha Libre, which literally means ‘free wrestling’, is like WWE Wrestling but much more entertaining. Puebla has its very own lucha libre arena that hosts wrestling every Monday night. This is an experience you can’t… Read More

Taquitos de la Juarez

This is Tacos de Asada Best Tacos in Puebla?! Well I couldn’t possibly say that, as I haven’t tried all the tacos in Puebla. However these are UP THERE! And no Mexican is going to disagree with that… Read More

El Mural de los Poblanos

This is Chiles en Nogada El Mural de los Poblanos is a high end restaurant located in the historical centre of Puebla. It serves traditional poblano dishes and prides itself on locally sourcing all ingredients. El Mural considers… Read More

Mercado 5 de Mayo / Mercado de la 18

This is El Mercado Welcome to one of Puebla’s markets, officially known as Mercado 5 de Mayo but most commonly known as el mercado de la 18. Both names are due, I presume, to 5 de Mayo being… Read More