Mole is the complexly spiced and intricately prepared family of sauces in Mexican cuisine. Dating from pre-Hispanic times, mole can be made with a wide variety of ingredients, and its taste varies from town to town. Photo: Maryellen Baker/Photolibrary RM

What is a mole? Unpacking Mexico’s hottest dish of the moment

Complexly spiced and intricately prepared sauces offer a taste of local ingredients and reveal the regional variances in Mexican cuisine

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Mole is the complexly spiced and intricately prepared family of sauces in Mexican cuisine. Dating from pre-Hispanic times, mole can be made with a wide variety of ingredients, and its taste varies from town to town. Photo: Maryellen Baker/Photolibrary RM
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