September is the so-called home month, since Independence Day is celebrated in Mexico, so the population tends to increase consumption of Mexican food like pozole, tamales, tostadas, or even Chiles and Nogada, which, although typical for the state of Puebla, is currently being prepared in other parts of the country.
In the southern area of Tamaulipas, There are several places to eat Chilis en NogadaPrices vary; some sell them individually, others in packages, and you either eat them on site or order them to go.
What is Chile en Nogada?
According to a popular story known about the origin of the stew, it is said that the nuns of the Santa Mónica convent in Puebla had to prepare their best dish to celebrate the birthday of Agustn de Iturbide, and the result was chilis en nogada.
This dish is about stuffed poblano peppers made from beef and pork, mixed with fruits: banana, apple, pear, and peach, and coated in a walnut sauce.
Here in the southern part of Tamaulipas, some are filled with seafood-based stews because they take advantage of the seafood caught in this region.
Where can I eat chili en Nogada in Tampico?
For a few weeks now, some restaurants have been announcing the sale of on their social networks Chillies in Nogada.
However, this dish is only on the menu for a limited time as Chilis en Nogada is seasonal due to the ingredients it contains.
The dish is prepared in the months of July, August and September, since in these months the Castilian walnut used to prepare the nogada is harvested, as well as the pomegranate, another basic ingredient of this dish.
The places where Chilis en Nogada are offered to eat are: Lindero, Pipolos, La Flor de México, Pastelería Pepis, Basilico, La Meta, Brusketa, La Itacatería, Repostería Rochie, Maruca Restaurante, Café Andrade Tampico, La Casita del Sabor, to name a few.
Here we leave you a map so you can find out where to try this typical Mexican dish.
So if you want to try this dish, it’s a good time because it also fits the national month since its presentation bears the colors of the Mexican flag: green, white and red.