Lucila Zárate de Fuentes of Oaxaca City supervises the cooking in the household of the well-known artists Justina Fuentes and Juan Alcázar, her daughter and son-in-law. This is a favorite family side dish at lunch. It goes well with Lucila’s Estofado de Frutas, or actually just about anything else.
The corn used in the original is a white variety. In this country I suggest old-fashioned shoepeg corn if you can find