[Sca-cooks] Cafe Glace: Food at the OLYMPICS
selene at earthlink.net
Thu Aug 14 20:45:13 PDT 2008
>> Dragon wrote:
>>> The only thing I find to be weird about corn is that huitlacoche is
>>> treated in the U.S. as a disease instead of the incredibly delicious
>>> delicacy it is.
>>> (Sorry, I know I am changing the subject, but... I am serious on that).
>> It may be a delicacy, but if it's not what you were intending to
>> grow, it's just another weed. If your contract is for corn to make
>> masa, you can't feed the children if the huitlacoche gets into the ears.
>> I need to try it some day, any recommendations for the SoCal area?
>> Goodness knows, if it's anywhere in the US, it's here someplace.
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> You coming to Potrero in a couple weeks?
> I'll make you some. Just have to go visit the local Mexican grocer.
> I've never found it fresh, but the canned is good anyway.
> The huitlacoche tamales with green mole I made for Tanwayour
> Anniversary's New World feast a couple of years ago were a big hit.
> Almost everyone was skeptical about this odd, grayish mushroom
> substance but I had a lot of people asking for more after they had
> tried it.
ERm, no, I am one of the usual judges for the Iron Chef cooking contest
at Highland. Drat. Another time soon then.
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