Oaxacan yellow mole with partridges, served in a pumpkin. What can be more autumnal than that? Mole, a rich sauce used over meats, fish and vegetables, comes in many colors.
Chirmol is a sauce from the Mexican state of Tabasco that is like a pre-Hispanic mole sauce.
Winter is here, and this is my dark dish for dark days. Mole negro enmoladas, which are like enchiladas with mole.
Oaxacan mole negro is the ultimate Mexican sauce. It takes a while to make, but it stores very well.