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Tamales

Tamales

Tamal – is everybody’s favorite meal, any ingredients may be used, but corn dough is usually the main ingredient. It may be flavored with tomato paste, epazote or other herbs and stuffed with beans, salsa, cheese, cilantro or meats. It is then wrapped in the corn husks or banana leaves and stem cooked. From the book “Plants of the Mayan World, Traditional Remedies, Food & Art”.

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