This is a simple recipe for sweet pumpkin tamales. Sweet tamales are not served as a dessert in Mexico but along with savory tamales or other savory dishes.
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.
Recipe for fresh Tamales made with cheese and poblano chiles.
Pronounced [oo-CHEH-pohs ] Uchepos are fresh corn tamales from the Michoacan region of Mexico. To make them you cut the corn off the cob and mix the fresh corn kernels with the masa dough. This mixture is applied to the fresh green corn husks (not dried husks like typical tamales) The tamales are steamed and served with just a little bit of crema of queso fresco. The tamales should be eaten wit...