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Stay tuned for vegan tamales stuffed with olives, red peppers and carrots, steamed in banana leaves.El Secreto de Rosita seasons its pan-Latin menu with charms galore|Tom Sietsema|October 8, 2021|Washington Post
Consider how traditional food recipes, say tamales, have maintained a stable core definition over generations—corn-based dough cooked in corn husks.
For instance, tamales, which I defined earlier, are not always cooked in corn husks—sometimes banana leaves are used instead.
After all of that work, it’s finally time to assemble the tamales.How Tamales Are Made at One of New York City’s Favorite Puebla Tamal Shops|Eater Video|August 27, 2020|Eater
Beltrán Leyva, a gourmand, was savoring his tamale with its filling of roasted corn.
But the narrow streets of the Mexican quarter with their chili and tamale stands interested them.Mary Ware in Texas|Annie F. Johnston
He made Henrietta Vance shout with laughter by pretending that the olive in his tamale was a green hen's egg.Vandover and the Brute|Frank Norris
Pem musingly nursed her chin,–and with it a wildfire interest in the “hot tamale.”Pemrose Lorry, Camp Fire Girl|Isabel Katherine Hornibrook
But I always felt that I'd rather be provincial hot-tamale than soup without seasoning.This Side of Paradise|F. Scott Fitzgerald
This tamale mixture is fine for stuffing green mango peppers.The Khaki Kook Book|Mary Kennedy Core