Mole’s best kept secrets

Mole is one of Mexico's most emblematic dishes, its complexity, flavor and great diversity make it a star in Mexican gastronomy. 

If you want to discover some secrets about mole, just keep on reading:


  • Mole is such an ancient dish that it even appears in the Historia General de las Cosas de la Nueva España, a writing by Fray Bernardino de Sahagún, where a kind of chili sauce called chilmulli or chilmole, was mentioned for the first time as an offering to the gods.
  • The word "mole" comes from the Nahuatl word mulli, which means sauce, since most of its ingredients are grinded and match the pronunciation with the verb moler (grind) in Spanish.  
  • The main ingredients of mole are: fresh chilies, ground tomatoes, epazote leaf, hierba santa, corn, pepitas, peanuts, almonds and chocolate, to name a few. Although it’s believed that in ancient times some recipes had up to 100 ingredients. 
  • In Mexico there are 50 types of moles, which can vary by ingredients, zones and styles of preparation. For example, in Oaxaca there are 7 types: Black, yellow, coloradito, green, chichilo, manchamanteles and red.


The versatility of this dish is one of its great qualities: you can enjoy it with chicken and rice, in enmoladas, mole enchiladas, tamales, pasta and many other ways. Each person has a special touch to create a new and innovative dish as Mamazzita Cabo does. If you are looking for where to eat mole in Cabo, this is your best option. Mamazzita reinvents Mexican cuisine by creating unique recipes such as the burrata with mole. A unique combination of flavors that will delight your palate. The perfect starter, to whet your appetite and experience a very glamorous Mexican night at the Hotel ME Cabo, home of this incredible restaurant of Grupo RosaNegra. 


If you are looking for a place to eat Mexican food in Los Cabos, Mamazzita is your best option, don't forget to pair your burrata with mole with one of their incredible signature cocktails, made with mezcal and tequila, while you listen to the live singer perform.  


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