Known as Flores de Calabaza, squash blossoms are found throughout Mexico and are used in dozens of preparations. Even if they are a little bit withered, they will work for this recipe. Huitlacoche or shrimp can also be mixed in alongside the flowers.

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Adapted/Reprinted from The Latin American Cookbook by Virgilio Martínez. © 2021 Phaidon Press

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