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Turkey Day

In Latin America many of our towns and cities are named after saints, we have fiestas patronales, and we celebrate our saint’s day. When I came to live in the United States I was surprised that Americans were getting ready … Continue reading

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The 45 Places to Go in 2012

The 45 Places to Go in 2012 London, Havana, Lhasa and, yes, even the final frontier. A year’s worth of reasons to pack your bags and take off. Puebla, Mexico is in this important list! http://travel.nytimes.com/2012/01/08/travel/45-places-to-go-in-2012.html?smid=pl-share

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Talking about Mexican Gastronomy

by Carlos Dragonne and Elsie Mendez Talking about Mexican gastronomy is going back in time to learn about one of the most important cultural elements not only in Latin American history, but worldwide. With the recent recognition given by UNESCO … Continue reading

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Puebla: The reborn of a city

By: Carlos Dragonné Puebla has always had something that calls me. Its architechture, the streets and, specially, that history that feels both in tiny and huge spaces of the city always gives me that desire of waking up watched by … Continue reading

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ROMERITOS WITH MOLE AND SHRIMP CAKES

Ingredients: 24 small waxy potatoes Salt 1 tsp. baking soda 10 prickly pear cactus paddles, thorns removed (see Thorn Trick), trimmed and cut into 1⁄2″ cubes 1 lb. romeritos trimmed and washed 4 oz. dried heads-on shrimp, peeled, shells and … Continue reading

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