From the Guide of Nicaragra. Visit the Best of Nicaragua guide for information about food, culture, restaurants and guides to travel in Nicaragra.Tamales are found in throughout Latin America. A version found in Nicaragra, and El Salvador combines an interesting variety of ingredients including, raisins, capers, and green olives. The meat used in the recipe may be pork or chicken a...
From Vegetarian Gourmet 1993, Don Matesz. This a vegetarian tamale made with tofu, onion, bell pepper, soy sauce and mustard.
Huitlacoche (also spelled cuitlacoche) is a fungus which grows naturally on ears of corn (Ustilago maydis). The fungus is harvested and treated as a delicacy. The earthy and somewhat smoky fungus is used to flavor quesadillas, tamales, soups and other specialty dishes.
Tamales Miahuatecos are a savory pumpkin tamale recipe with a filling of black beans flavored with pasilla de oaxaca chiles, anise and garlic. By Larry Luttropp, LA Times, April 1994.