With the simple name of this recipe “manchamanteles" (tablecloth stainer) we can imagine many things but it is difficult to know the real reason for which this name was assigned. And the answer is simple. This mole is so tasty that you are going to eat it fast and you will stain the tablecloth.
Since this salsa is a mole you will find an infinity of flavors and aromas in it. Although unlike other moles, this one has the particularity of being made with fruits which fill of textures and of nectar the manchamanteles.
The origin of this recipe is situated in Puebla, land of moles. It is a deep red color salsa that can be combined with chicken or pork or even a combination of both. To enjoy it to the maximum also serve on the plate white rice and warm tortillas – and why not some of the fruits that were used to prepare the mole.
About the Recipe
The preparation of this recipe requires patience, kitchen experience and strong nerves.
If you don’t have apple nor pear to prepare the manchamanteles, don’t worry because in the original recipe any seasonal fruit can be used like the apricot, peach, banana, etc. The only fruit that does result indispensable is the pineapple.
The pineapple can be used fresh or canned.
Prepare the manchamanteles with a homemade chicken stock so it has a natural flavor.