This November, “Joseph and Mary” will celebrate 60 years of marriage and 60 years of tamales.
You can bet that our ten-month-old Sofia will be making tamales like her great-grandmother as soon as she can stand on a stool and mix masa!
Sources conflict on when the first tamales originated and in what form (some say thousands of years B.
C.) but what is certain is that Latin cultures have fully mastered the art, and in each country and region you can find different interpretations of that delightful little package.
View procedure step by step (in pictures), click here » Day 1: Cook meat (pork or beef, or both in separate pots) in a large pot of water (or in a slow-cooker filled with water) with an onion, 2 garlic cloves, 1 teaspoon of chili powder, salt and pepper. The more broth you can generate from the meat, the better!