Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

From Its Wrap to Ingredients, the Tamal Reflects Latino Diversity

*I never thought of a tamal as a metaphor. But there it is. A delicious metaphor that paints a tasty picture. I’m hungry now … VL By Patricia Guadalupe, NBC News By day, she’s a mail carrier with the U.S. Postal Service. By night, Victoria López is a master tamal maker, specializing in a unique variety

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Thanksgiving Tamales are Edging In on Turkey Territory

By Latin Post Thanksgiving is upon us, and all across the United States, kitchens are going into overdrive to make enough turkey to feed a nation of more than 300 million. But not everyone is crazy about...

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

How to Make Tamales Norteños

By Melissa Pitts Tamales are the Christmas food. Every year we see them on our Christmas Eve dinner table (or breakfast in my house!) and every year, they bring me the same joy- they just never get...

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

How To Make Tamales, The NewsTaco Way

How do you plan a modern tamalada? We are all busy, and have also said things to do, but this time of year is still a great time to get together for a tamalada,  or even just generally...