What I learned from a bowl of posole

Abraham Villarreal
3 min readNov 13, 2021
Not much in life is better than a bowl of posole.

I felt like making posole this week. So I did. Hot weather or cold, I’m a sucker for caldos of all kinds. I like the watery ones where you have trouble catching the pasta and I like the chunky ones where it’s hard to get one of every ingredient in each spoonful.

Unlike most other caldos, there is something about posole that puts me in a different place. Each time I make it, I think of my ancestors…

Abraham Villarreal

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