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Busy making mole negro in Oaxaca, Mexico

Busy making mole negro in Oaxaca, Mexico. This was a favorite of my late husband. It has about 26 ingredients, including chocolate. My tummy can't handle it!

Cocoa / Souh of México .. . Sur de México. Especialmente en los estados de Tabasco y Chiapas, el cacao se produce en grandes cantidades para crear chocolate artesanal. Cerca de la zona arqueológica de Comalcalco, Tabasco, se encuentra el Museo del Cacao. Se pueden visitar las haciendas cacaoteras para conocer el proceso y el cuidado de esta planta.

South of México, especially in Tabasco and Chiapas states, the "cacao" it´s growing to make the traditional handmade chocolate. In Comalcalco, Tabasco, you can find the Cacao´s Museum.

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A pile of ceramic vessels, including jaguar pots, at a women's coop in Amatenango del Valle, Oaxaca Mexico.

A woman toasts chiles on a comal in a small Zapotec village near Oaxaca city.  She will later grind the chiles to a fine paste using her metate and mano, then add masa to make the famous mole amarillo.  (It was delicious)

A woman toasts chiles on a comal in a small Zapotec village near Oaxaca city. She will later grind the chiles to a fine paste using her metate and mano, then add masa to make the famous mole amarillo. (It was delicious)

The Seven Wonders of Oaxaca | SAVEUR

The Seven Wonders of Oaxaca

SAVEUR contributor Peggy Knickerbocker discovers the secrets of Mexico& famous mole sauces.

Oaxaca City, Mexico: A Mole Tour.  Bon Appetit, 2009.  I want to go back to Oaxaca for a Mole Tour!

Oaxaca City, Mexico: A Mole Tour

Oaxaca City, Mexico: A Mole Tour. Bon Appetit, I want to go back to Oaxaca for a Mole Tour!

"It has been said that some things never change... yet with the passing of time we continue to weave the threads of the past."  Photo by:  Luis Acosta Mole negro de Oaxaca    <3 lis

yet with the passing of time we continue to weave the threads of the past." Photo by: Luis Acosta Mole negro de Oaxaca lis

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