ONLINE: Making Mole with Maricel - Chocolate In Savory Cooking


An FCIA - Fine Chocolate Industry Association webinar

Chocolate is not just for desserts. It has a savory side too. Held in celebration of Bowers Museum's third annual International Festival of Chocolate, join culinary historian, chef and cookbook author Maricel E. Presilla as she guides us step by step on making mole, the ultimate fusion sauce/stew of Mexico.

What you will learn:
-Origin and history of Mole
-Anatomy of any Mole
-Become familiar with the most important chiles used in Mole making
-Using chocolate as a deep backbone of flavor in Mole and other savory sauces
-Demystifying Mole ingredients and techniques
-Maricel will explain how to make a mole paste and share different uses such as:
-Turn it into a stew with turkey as well as other meats
-A valuable seasoning for grilled chicken, duck, lamb
-Plant-based foods

Also mentioned in the webinar are three books by Maricel that are valuable resources: 
1. Gran Cocina Latina: The Foods of Latin America - PURCHASE BOOK
2. Peppers of the Americas - PURCHASE BOOK
3. The New Taste of Chocolate, Revised: A Cultural & Natural History of Cacao with Recipes 

Location: ONLINE

Tickets: Free with RSVP | Ticketholders will receive their link at 11 am the day prior to the event. Official 24-hour access begins at midnight.

TICKETS: Online. Questions? E-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 714.567.3677. Proceeds benefit Bowers Museum Education Programs. Tickets are non-refundable.

Event details

January 8, 2022 12:00 am - 11:59 pm


2002 North Main Street
Santa Ana, California 92706
TEL: 714.567.3600

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