Christmas Dinner 2017
December 20th, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
We cordially invite you to the Washington County community, to enjoy with us a dinner to celebrate Christmas. This event will be at the Cultural Center, the 20th of December from 6 pm to 8 pm. We will serve the traditional Mexican mole and birria.
This annual celebration is an opportunity to share, and unite ties of friendship, family and community as Cultural Center has hosted this event for years, and we hope to join us to continue the tradition.
For any questions or concerns please call 503.359.0446. Thank you and see you on December 20th!
Cena Navideña 2017
20 de Diciembre, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Estamos invitandolos cordialmente a la comunidad del Condado de Washington, a disfrutar con nosotros una cena para celebrar la Navidad. Este evento sera en el Centro Cultural, el dia 20 de diciembre de 6pm a 8pm. Serviremos el tradicional mole mexicano y birria.
Esta celebracion anual es una oportunidad de compartir, y unir lazos de amistad, familia y comunidad ya que Centro Cultural ha sido anfitrión de este evento por años, y esperamos que se unan a nosotros para continuar con la tradicion.
Para cualquier duda llamar a 503.359.0446. ¡Gracias y nos vemos el dia 20 de diciembre!
What is Mole?
Mole, from Nahuatl mōlli, "sauce", is a traditional sauce or stew from Mexico. Generally, mole sauce contains chili peppers, chocolate, day-old bread, nut and spices like black pepper, cinnamon and cumin. It is served over meat (typically chicken) and accompanied by rice and beans.
Mole was mentioned in Fray Bernardino de Sahagún's "General History of the Things of New Spain" c. 1500. After colonization by the Spaniards, the ingredients of mole changed, but the staple remained.
It is a typical dish various states such as Puebla, Oaxaca, Michoacán, Guerrero, State of Mexico and Distrito Federal. Mole is served in Mexican restaurants worldwide.
What is Birria?
Birria, is a Mexican dish from the state of Jalisco. The dish is a spicy stew, traditionally made from goat meat. It has been adopted as a beef dish in the United States. The dish is often served at celebratory occasions, such as weddings and baptisms, and holidays, such as Christmas and Easter.
Preparation techniques vary, but the dish is often served with corn tortillas, onion, and lime. Traditionally, the meat is marinated in adobo spices. The preparation techniques vary from state to state including Zacatecas, Colima and Michoacán