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Basic tamal dough

Basic tamal dough

Corn Kitchen     BASIC TAMAL DOUGH   As I explain elsewhere, there are dozens of dishes called tamales with nothing in common except that they are folded before cooking in a wrapping, usually corn husks or banana leaves. (See…

Corn Tortillas (Tortillas de Maíz)

Corn Tortillas (Tortillas de Maíz)

Basic Corn Tortillas When Mexicans say “tortillas”, you usually bet that they are not thinking of the blah versions of flour tortillas so popular in the United States — not much different from all those other flabby all-purpose “wraps”. In…