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Tamales, comadres and the meaning of civilization : secrets, recipes, history, anecdotes, and a lot of fun

Author: Ellen Riojas Clark; Carmen Tafolla
Publisher: San Antonio, Tex. : Wings Press, 2011.
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This culinary history unwraps the extensive culture surrounding the tamale, bringing together writers, artists, journalists, and Texas' regional leaders to honor this traditional Latin American dish. It is filled with family stories, recipes, and artwork, and also celebrates tamaladas—the large family gatherings where women prepare the tamales for the Christmas festivities. Humorous and colorful, this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Anecdotes
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tamales, comadres and the meaning of civilization.
San Antonio, Tex. : Wings Press, 2011
(OCoLC)703637314
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Riojas Clark; Carmen Tafolla
ISBN: 9780916727819 0916727815 9781609401344 1609401344 9781609401320 1609401328 9781609401337 1609401336
OCLC Number: 714645014
Language Note: English and Spanish.
Description: 1 online resource (61 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Responsibility: [compiled by] Ellen Riojas Clark, Carmen Tafolla.

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Unwrapping the extensive culture surrounding the tamale, this culinary history brings together writers, artists, journalists, and Texas' regional leaders to honor this traditional Latin American  Read more...

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"An absolutely delightful celebration of the tamale, its history, and the culture to which it is central." --Chris Dunn, food critic, "San Antonio Express-News"

 
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