Sheraton Buganvilias Resort & Convention Center invites you to enjoy the Mole Festival, where Executive Chef Alejandro López has been given the task of bringing us the moles most representative of our country, to delight guests with the most traditional flavors and authentic recipes of Mexican cuisine. The Mole Festival will be held every Friday and Saturday in June and consists of a delicious 4-course dinner accompanied with special wine pairings recommended by the Certified Sommelier Ricardo Cortez at his Gaviotas Specialty Restaurant from 6:00-8:30 p.m.
Get acquainted with the 5 types of mole that are to be offered:
* Mole Poblano
It combines several ingredients, such as chicken, with the mole sauce that is prepared with cocoa or chocolate bar with little or no sugar, ancho peppers, mulato peppers, pasilla peppers, chipotle, tomatoes, almonds, bananas, pecans, raisins, sesame seeds, cloves, cinnamon, parsley, pepper, onion, garlic and tortillas.
* Jalisco Green Mole
Using leg of pork, the pumpkin seeds and green chilies give it color. It uses many ingredients, but in green mole the ingredients respect the green color. That is why it does not use dark chocolate or dark chile peppers. Other ingredients are green tomatoes, cilantro, lettuce leaves, onion, garlic, pork broth and, in lesser quantities, bolillo (similar to an individual-sized French bread) or tortilla.
* Taxco Pink Mole
Almost as complex as an eighteenth-century altarpiece or a summary of the beauty of the town. The broth the mole is based on uses duck, yerba santa, onion, garlic, beets, cinnamon and anise; the duck is stuffed with onion, garlic, corn, chipotle peppers, butter, salt and pepper; the mole contains chopped onion, garlic, mezcal, almonds, pine nuts, peanuts, sesame seeds, herbs, cloves, cumin, chipotle peppers and white chocolate.
* Oaxacan Black Mole
Accompanied with turkey. The most complex mole is black mole, which uses 34 ingredients. It takes six types of chilies and roasted seeds, mulatto, pasilla, ancho, guajillo and chilpocle; plantain, ginger, onion, tomato, miltomate, cloves, coarse black pepper; seeds: almonds, pecans, sesame seeds and peanuts; bread, tortillas, marjoram, avocado leaf, oregano, thyme, cumin, cinnamon, chocolate, sugar, salt, etc..
* Chiapaneco Mole with Beef
The gusto of the chiapaneco for food is part of his everyday life. Even death is received with food, such as mole at wakes at noontime. Some of the ingredients you'll find in this delicious mole are tomatoes, ancho chile peppers, mulato chile peppers, sesame seeds, raisins, sweet fried bread, fried plantains, fried corn tortillas, onion, etc.
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For more information and reservations, call (322) 226 -0404 or visit the www.sheratonvallarta.com website.