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In honor of Cinco de Mayo and the Battle of Puebla, a little mole poblano




The Cinco de Mayo holiday is tied closely to Puebla, the Mexican state and its capital city of the same name. It commemorates the unlikely defeat of French forces by outnumbered Mexican troops in the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.

And there's something else that Puebla is closely tied to: mole poblano, one of the most ambrosial of Mexican dishes. So in honor of the 1862 victory at Puebla, here's a little mole poblano cooking video. It's much easier just to order it somewhere, but it's fun to watch how it's made - not easily.

Non-Spanish speakers, grab a translator and enjoy. And happy Cinco de Mayo.