One of my go-to dishes for an easy and delicious meal. It’s great for breakfast or brunch; enjoy alone or as a side dish.
What is mole? Mole is a traditional Mexican sauce which its base is dried chili peppers and spices. There are all kinds of moles, some are sweeter (includes chocolate, cinnamon) while other are tangier or with a nutty flavour (includes almonds, pecans, etc).
Barbacoa is a preHispanic slow cooking method where meat is covered by plantain or maguey leaves, cooked underground in pits and covered with stones to achieve high temperatures. Historic documents show mentions of barbacoa since 1518* and in the preHispanic Mexico barbacoa was used to cook birds, deer and fish. During colonization Spaniards introduced sheep, cattle and pigs adding new flavours to preHispanic Mexican cooking.
Ditch those store-bought taco shells. Nothing beats delicious pan-fried tacos made with corn tortillas!