Mexico’s Independence Day dish chile en nogada is a cultural icon

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Mexico’s Independence Day national dish Chile en Nogada is a cultural icon

Chile en Nogada is a famous dish linked to the Mexico’s Independence Day that falls on September 16th.

It’s believed that the dish, which has almond, apple, pear, peach, and meat was first served in 1821, at the end of the independence fight.

People across Mexico delight in eating it a every year.

CGTN’s Al Baverstock talks to chefs and connoisseurs about why this dish is so important to them.