"Pilar Cabrera owns a cooking school in Oaxaca, Mexico, and during our filming I was lucky enough to learn this exciting recipe from her," says Peter Kuruvita. "It's unique and shows that mole, meaning "concoction", does not always have to contain chocolate and chilli; in fact, the most famous mole in the world is guacamole."
Note Pasilla chillies are available dried from Herbie's Spices, The Essential Ingredient and Monterey Mexican Foods. Chilhuacle chillies are a speciality of Oaxaca and not available in Australia, so substitute guajillo chillies. If fresh masa is unavailable, use prepared masa from dried masa harina, available from Mexican food stores and selected delicatessens.