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Where can I find huitlacoche, squash blossoms, and masa?

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ggordi1 Apr 29, 2008 05:56 AM

I am hoping to make a traditional mexican dinner for Cinco de Mayo but I need some help finding some ingredients. I am looking for Huitlacoche, squash blossoms, and masa for tortillas and tamales.

I used to be able to get canned huitlacoche (corn smut or mexican truffle) at save-a-center. I was wondering if anyone knew if they carry it at Rouses now that they have bought save-a-center.

Thanks all.

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    kimmiethebeadwench RE: ggordi1 Apr 29, 2008 06:42 AM

    pretty sure I saw it at the rouse's on tchoup.

    Good luck in your search.

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      Hungry Celeste RE: ggordi1 Apr 29, 2008 12:06 PM

      Try Union Supermarket in Kenner.

      1. malenky RE: ggordi1 Apr 29, 2008 12:22 PM

        Whole foods carries a good selection of mexican products. Also, there is a new latin grocery that has opened up on Tulane (near the old Albertsons).

        1. Adrienne RE: ggordi1 Apr 30, 2008 07:39 AM

          I've gotten squash blossoms at the farmer's market in the warehouse district. Obviously what's available what day is unpredictable, but they were great.

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