Sal De Gusano Agave Worm Salt


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Gusano de Maguey (agave worm) is a food that dates back to the pre-Hispanic era and was known as Chinicuil.  It was considered a delicacy consumed only by Aztec emperors. Today this traditional Mexican condiment it is still considered an exotic addition to any drink or dish and is used with mezcal, tequila, cocktails, salsas and other places a tasty salt is required. A three-generation old Gran Mitla family recipe for Sal de Gusano, ingredients include Adult agave worms are carefully pulled from the agave pulp they’ve been feasting on, then toasted and ground with hand-harvested Oaxacan sea salt and dried Oaxacan chilies. – Gran Mitla