Like many cities, the centre of Puebla ("El Centro) comprises sections which specialise in different things. So whether you are after new pair of cowboy boots, a bicycle or seafood to name a few, there will be a street in El Centro dedicated to what you require. One of the most attractive and interesting of these streets is the one devoted to sweets and lollies, including Camotes which are a specialty of Puebla.
Camotes are made from a kind of sweet potato, they come in an array of flavours and colours and are wrapped in a waxy paper. Difficult to describe, their texture is akin to a cross between a jube and a potato and they have a delicate sweet taste.