A sweet tribute to Chiles en Nogada!

A sweet tribute to Chiles en Nogada!
English 13/09/2018 20:28 EL UNIVERSAL in English/Sofía Danis Mexico City Actualizada 16:25

Who would have thought of doughnuts, cakes, bonbons or any sweet delicacy of sorts inspired on the Chiles en nogada?

A decadent doughnut filled with a rich poblano pepper jam covered with a velvety nogada frosting festooned with pomegranate seeds is an absolute must for everybody that has a sweet tooth out there!

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A sweet tribute to Chiles en Nogada!

Sweet, yet with the distinctive spiciness of the pepper, this cupcake is a slamdunk!

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A sweet tribute to Chiles en Nogada!

This gelato focuses on the core of the Chile en nogada, the nogada in itself. A naturally sweet yet nutty flavor with little pomegranate seeds appearing here and there create a chiaroscuro savoriness that overflows your mouth

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A sweet tribute to Chiles en Nogada!

A Chile en nogada Bon Bon is a safe option if you want to indulge yourself in this sweet, yet unconventional trend, just don't be surprised to find a tiny slice of poblano pepper inside this delightful piece!

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A sweet tribute to Chiles en Nogada!

Poblano peppers filled with a mixture containing meat, fruits, and spices topped with a walnut-based cream sauce know as nogada, pomegranate seeds, and parsley, are the stuffed chiles that probably enjoy of the greatest prestige in Mexican cuisine, our beloved Chiles en nogada

The dish itself represents Mexico in its integrity and its symbolic implications are massive: the green of the parsley, the white of the nogada, and the red pomegranate seeds are the colors of our country's flag, patriotic colors rendered to the fortunate guest to the Independence feast held every September 15.

There is no doubt that Chiles en nogada are in the spotlight each year on September ready to play the main role in every meal. Plenty of restaurants offer the dish as the spécialité de saison par excellence, while others present a wide range of dishes inspired on this decadent dish. 

Who would have thought of macarons, doughnuts, cakes, ice-creams or any sweet delicacy of sorts inspired on the Chiles en nogada? Well, in Mexico City there are a few places where you can find a well-executed sweet tribute to our beloved chiles en nogada.