Tamales Cookbooklet
Tamales Cookbooklet
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Tamales Cookbooklet

Masienda’s ¡Tamales! is a 32-page mini cookbook featuring a primer on making tamales from masa harina along with nine suggested recipes for savory, sweet, and vegan tamales from some of our favorite chefs like Jocelyn Ramirez, Dominica Rice, Tony Ortiz, and more. Tucked inside its pages, you’ll also find tips for hosting a tamalada from Dr. Ellen Clark (La Mera Mera Tamalera), easy substitutions and quick filling ideas, and more. It makes a perfect stocking stuffer or guidebook to gather friends and family to share in the joy of this delicious custom.

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• 1 copy of ¡Tamales!, a 32-page softcover mini cookbook featuring a primer on tamales from masa harina and 9 suggested recipes

• 8.5 x 5.5 inches
Making tamales is a labor of love. Plan on setting aside a day to embark on this cooking project. In addition to this book, you’ll need: corn husks or banana leaves, masa harina, your preferred fat (lard or vegan substitute), broth, baking powder, and the filling of your choice.

The Art of the Tamalada

For many of us, the holidays are synonymous with tamales. Gathering with family and friends to prepare this traditional food is about more than just making food — it’s about making memories. Read on to learn more about the art of hosting a tamalada from “La Mera Mera Tamalera” herself, Dr. Ellen Riojas Clark, retired professor of bilingual and bicultural studies.

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