Learn how to make authentic pork tamales with step by step directions. This delicious Mexican recipe is very popular during the holidays. Give them a try! #mexicanrecipes #tamales #porktamales #christmasrecipes #holidayrecipes #mexicanfoodrecipes #mexicanfood #tamalesdepuerco #holidayfood #authenticmexicanrecipes
Apple tamales with cinnamon are the perfect dessert during fall and winter. Apples always remind me of fall, because my grandparents and I used to go up to the mountains for apples, from the first weekend of September right up until the end of the season. My grandpa loved preparing all kinds of desserts – pies, cookies, pudding, bread and tamales – with those apples. I loved his tamales because we would always prepare them together. Now that I’m a mom, I love making sweet tamales with my...
This master dough recipe for Mexican tamales starts with either fresh masa (the nixtamalized corn dough used to make tamales and tortillas) from a tortilleria or masa harina (nixtamailzed corn flour that's reconstituted with water or stock). Then lard, baking powder, and chicken stock are beaten into it to create a light, tender, and flavorful tamale that can be stuffed with your favorite filling, like green chili and pork, rajas and queso, or red chili with chicken.\n
This tamale recipe is about as traditional as you can get, although I use a roast instead of the whole pig head that many Mexican women use. I have also used beef, but they just do not taste quite the same. These take about all day to make and are a lot of work, but they are so worth the time and the effort. Not for the faint-hearted cook for sure. They are a huge hit here in the West. For added flavor, top with either some of the red sauce used to prepare this recipe, or with my favorite, gr...