Huitlacoche Mousse

Mousse de Huitlacoche

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Appears in
Food from My Heart: Cuisines of Mexico Remembered and Reimagined

By Zarela Martínez

Published 1992

  • About

I developed this dish—a very rich and sumptuous use of the exquisite huitlacoche—for a reception given by the noted Mexican photographer Eugenia Rendón de Olazábal at the International Center for Photography in New York City. The occasion was the publication of her book Espinas, a volume of striking black-and-white photographs of cactus.

At the party we used the mixture as a filling for tiny puff pastry shell—volovanes, as they are called in Mex