colombian tamal

Making Colombian Tamales

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Every Christmas, my mother-in-law and her siblings gather to make Tamales Tolimenses, a traditional Colombian food.┬áIt takes time. They go to the market to buy fresh chicken, meat and veggies, they clean and prepare the plantain leaves, they grind the cornmeal. They wash and cut until it is time to cook. Then everything is put […]