Puebla Style Cemita Buns

Puebla Style Cemita Buns

In the Mexican state of Puebla, cemitas are savoury buns made with a little more yeast than usual white bread; before baking, they are brushed with a sweetened slurry together with a sprinkle of sesame seed. This technique produces a very fluffy crumb inside, and a golden colour and extra crispiness on the outside ... click on title for more

Puebla Style Cemita Sandwich

Puebla Style Cemita Sandwich

Pápalo is a pre-Hispanic herb originally from Mexico; one of the best known applications of pápalo is as a required topping to prepare a cemita, a sandwich created in the Mexican state of Puebla, named after the bun with which it is traditionally prepared. People in Puebla will declare that, without cemita buns and pápalo leaves, there is no cemita sandwich ... click on title for more

Mexico City Street Food – Pambacitos

Mexico City Street Food – Pambacitos

In another post, I shared the story and a recipe of pambazos, a chorizo and potato sandwich made with a bun of the same name, usually covered in a red sauce, then pan-fried.  Pambacitos (diminutive of pambazo), as the name indicates, are smaller, and also somewhat different, because the dough is not baked, but directly deep-fried from raw, and then filled with chorizo with potatoes, or other preparations ... click on title for more