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Old 10-08-2012, 09:28 PM   #55
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Location: currently on the road, but I call Tassie home
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Two days in the gritty Puebla I wander the streets in search of the food it is famous for. Chilies en Nogada lives up to its reputation as a sensory delight. A large green chili stuffed with chicken and dried fruit, covered with a creamy walnut sauce and sprinkled with pomegranate seeds. I am lucky to have arrived at this time of the year when it is in season.

The mole from this region was also something to be had; a tasting plate in a local restaurant leaves my taste buds dancing with flavors. IMG_2279

The Cuetlas, (caterpillars)


and the chapulines (grasshoppers)
Both crunchy and slightly chewy, possibly did not arrive in my table with their best colors, and left a little to be desired.

A few tacos Arabica later, and I am on my way to Veracruz.
Alaska to Patagonia .....
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