Definition of huitlacoche in English:


Syllabification: huit·la·co·che
Pronunciation: /ˌwētləˈkōCHā


  • A fungus that grows on corn, considered a delicacy in Mexico where cooks use it to flavor food.
    More example sentences
    • 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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