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#15 The sensuality of the convent cuisine

The exaltation of the senses in cuisines closing: sweet chile in walnut sauce and mole poblano.

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"Take the Spanish cookbook, incorporating local ingredients, apply indigenous techniques and finish with a touch of French inspiration. Add the patience of a thousand vigils grinding spices and cook over low heat for centuries. Serve with a legend of love, devotion and gratitude. "

This recipe is still in the kitchens of cloistered convents to forge a sublime cuisine, recognized as World Heritage. A cuisine that seems to express their creativity and pleasure emotions otherwise repressed young novices and religious matriarchal. A cuisine anchored in the Baroque exuberance, which causes a profusion of sensations, until the explosion of the hottest spicy.

The most famous dishes of poblano recipe should be savored slowly, exploring every nuance, every texture, every aroma. It is said that the perfect molemole is one where the ingredients reach such a perfect balance that none stands out among the others. 

Would it be conceived and Sister Andrea in Talavera superb cuisine Ex-convento de Santa Rosa?

Patriotism also set to work to metates convents. To celebrate Independence, the nuns of the Temple and Ex-convent of Santa Monica Lord Wonderland invented a dish to Agustin de Iturbide with the three colors of the national flag: A poblano chile (green) with an elaborate filling, covered in sauce nut (white) and adorned with Granada (red). They were born Chiles en Nogada (Chilis in Walnut Sauce), symbol of Puebla.

For dessert, the convent tradition of {zooitem: 817 text: Calle de los Dulces (Street of Candies)}  also adapted to the New Spain. Convents like  Santa Clara went potatoes fruit, snacks, cannelloni, marzipan, nougat, jamoncillos and muéganos. So easy to sin of gluttony in Puebla.

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Interested:: The Chile en Nogada season is from July to September.

Best photos:Kitchen Ex-convento of Santa Rosa.

You will be surprised: The number of ingredients of the original mole poblano: up to 100.

Do not leave without ... pparticipate in a cooking workshop with the best chefs in Puebla,  Meson Sacristy of the Company or Mural of the Poblanos. You can also hire a gastronomic tour.

Your children will enjoy ... in the {zooitem: 817 text: the Calle de los Dulces Puebla (Street of Candies)}.

Mark on your calendar: : From 28 August to the following Sunday is celebrated in San Andrés Calpan the Feast of Chile en nogada.}.

 
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#15 La sensualidad de la cocina conventual

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