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Vegan huitlacoche dishes?

poot Jul 5, 2013 11:55 AM

How many Diana Kennedy books can one read before the huitlacoche obsession becomes a problem? I've never tried it. I see that a few places in the area serve it in various dishes. Which are your favorites? Which might be prepared to suit a vegan? Can one buy the fungus in local markets?

  1. Robert Lauriston Jul 5, 2013 12:02 PM

    I've seen it on rare occasions at farmers markets. Firme had some in 2006, they were at the San Leandro market on Wednesday evenings last year.


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    1. re: Robert Lauriston
      poot Jul 5, 2013 01:29 PM

      I'll quiz fungal farmers market merchants, Robert—thanks very much. Sounds like October might be a good time to look,

      1. re: poot
        Robert Lauriston Jul 5, 2013 01:30 PM

        I think it can show up any time there's corn. It was mid-September when Firme had it.

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