Above: Red snapper grilled in a corn husk with pineapple adobo, refried beans, purslane salad and avocado at Casa Barroca in Puebla, Mexico

The colorful city of Puebla has a deep culinary heritage, with an array of local recipes influenced by both indigenous traditions and Spanish colonial cooking. Perhaps the most famous dish is mole poblano, a thick, dark, flavorful sauce that is made from upward of 30 ingredients, depending on whose grandmother’s recipe you’re following. But mole poblano is just one of many moles available on menus in Puebla, where the selections vary with the seasons.

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Above: Red snapper grilled in a corn husk with pineapple adobo, refried beans, purslane salad and avocado at Casa Barroca in Puebla, Mexico

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