The Humble but Mighty, Taco

“Don’t judge your taco by its price.” – Hunter S. Thompson What is your idea of a taco? Is it made with a small, hand-sized tortilla, or are you all about a hearty, two-hander version. A single tortilla, or maybe with doubled up tortillas – for maximum strength and loadability. Is the tortilla made from blueContinue reading “The Humble but Mighty, Taco”

What’s in a name?

Huitlacoche. Cuitlacoche. Corn Smut. Corn Truffle. Mayan Truffle. All these names refer to the same thing – deliciousness! Sometimes, under rainy or excessively humid conditions, the fungus Ustilago maydis attacks organic corn and the kernels change into large, bulbous blue-grey, mushroomy galls that taste simultaneously of corn and mushroom but also with a woody, richContinue reading “What’s in a name?”