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Teotitlán Mole Making, Weaving, & Natural Dyes

  • Teotitlán del Valle, Oaxaca Mexico (map)

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Join us in preparing for the Día de los Muertos celebration by making the season´s most important dish mole negro that is essential for honoring the visiting souls and serving to visitors. We will learn the centuries old family recipe from our teacher,cocinera tradicional and weaver, and feast on the fruits of our labor.


  • Personalized guide and translation service by a native English speaker

  • Comfortable transportation round trip from Oaxaca city (40 minutes each way)

  • Visit to regional market

  • Teotitlán style breakfast of fresh fruit, baked goods, and homemade hot chocolate

  • Cooking class of mole negro with a cocinera tradicional

  • Enjoying the lunch that we cook accompanied by our selection of traditional mezcal

  • Rug weaving and natural dye demonstration

  • Drinking water and light snacks

  • Donation to women's cooperative annual project

Earlier Event: October 23
Clay Two Ways
Later Event: October 25
Private Outing