[Sca-cooks] Cafe Glace: Food at the OLYMPICS

Susan Fox selene at earthlink.net
Thu Aug 14 20:45:13 PDT 2008

Dragon wrote:
>> 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).
>>> Dragon
>> 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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