Entry from US English dictionary
A fungus that grows on corn, considered a delicacy in Mexico where cooks use it to flavor food.
- Then he says huitlacoche is corn fungus, not a nervous breakdown, sillies.
- Beneath is a stuffing-like blend of enlarged, earthy huitlacoche and grilled corn kernels rolled with cotilla, lime and ancho chile.
- Soft-shell crab should be lighter, the flouring less mealy, but tamales, especially white corn with huitlacoche, have the right balance, inside and out.
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