How to prepare huitlacoche? 3 Dishes to enjoy in the Lenten season

What is huitlacoche? It’s a fungus edible that infects corn during the rainy season. It is known as caviar or mexican trufflebecause it has become an exquisite ingredient of our gastronomy. It can be tasted in quesadillas, sauces, tamales, soups, creams and stews or as a filling.

Its season is between June and November, but you can find it during the year. In pre-Hispanic times, the huitlacoche was considered undesirable, since the fungus it represented the loss of the cob and the corn was the gold of the gods. In countries like Spain, it is used as an ingredient in haute cuisine.