Just another single, polyglot, xenophilic, Texan in the kitchen...

Just another single, polyglot, xenophilic, Texan in the kitchen...

Category: tamales

Tamal or Tamale Pie?

Tamal or Tamale Pie?

I was struggling with the proper way to name this dish since “tamale” isn’t a word in Spanish. However, this dish is nothing like tamales, so I guess “tamale” is appropriate since both are are not authentically Mexican :). Anyway, when I told my Mexican […]

Tamales Part 3: Assembly & Finale!

Tamales Part 3: Assembly & Finale!

Finally! We have reached the last step – assembly. Now, that the filling, corn husks, and masa are ready, we just need to put everything together and steam the tamales. Here’s how I did it: Open the corn husk with the smooth side facing up, […]

Tamales Part 2: Masa (RECIPE REVISED!) and Corn Husks

Tamales Part 2: Masa (RECIPE REVISED!) and Corn Husks

Okay, let’s move on to part 2 of the series. Yesterday, I posted about the filling I used: salsa verde con pollo. Today, I will share with you all how I soaked the corn husks and made the masa. Corn Husks: (printable version)You can buy […]

Tamales Part 1: Pollo con salsa verde

Tamales Part 1: Pollo con salsa verde

Whew! I returned home a week ago only to find out that my internet connection is not working again. So, I was unable to update and wish you all a Happy New Year. I also haven’t been able to post the chocolate peanut butter tart […]

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