Tag Archives: Puebla

The Markets of Mexico – Puebla’s El Mercado de la Acocota

El Mercado de la Acocota is situated in an old working class neighborhood just off the center of old colonial Puebla. I was taken there by Rebecca Smith Hurd as part of her walking tour of Poblano street food to […]

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A Taste of Puebla – A Walking Tour of Poblano Street Food

Pelonas. Molotes. Cemitas. Tacos Arabes. Tacos al Pastor, Chalupas (no, no those taco Bell abominations). Camotes. Conchas. Most of these items are probably meaningless to most of the rest of the world, but in Puebla, they each have tremendous meaning. […]

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The Markets of Mexico – Mercado Municipal San Pedro Cholula

Mexico is an incredible country with remarkable culinary riches. These are often best seen and tasted in the local food markets. The colors are astounding as is the variety of produce. This market, El Mercado Municipal in San PedroCholula, just […]

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El Mural de Los Poblanos – Curating the Culinary Traditions of Puebla, Mexico

The season for Chiles en Nogada had just begun and I had never really had them before – at least not in season and at the source. Battered and fried poblano chiles stuffed with a mixture of sweet and savory, […]

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Sunday Photo – This Might Just Be the Most Delicious Sandwich in the World

The world is filled with wonderful sandwiches. From the relatively simple fresh baguette with one’s personal choice of great ham to complexly constructed subs and heroes, there is no shortage of great taste and texture packaged between a dazzling array […]

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Sunday Photo – Chiles en Nogada – The Fruit

It’s the season for chiles en nogada, one of the signature dishes of Puebla, Mexico and no one does them better than Chef Liz Galicia at Puebla’s El Mural de los Poblanos. The dish consists of poblano chiles stuffed with […]

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