Colombian Tamales

Colombian Tamales

If you’ve ever visited Colombia or been to a Colombian party, especially during the Christmas season, or even have a Colombian friend, then you’ve probably tasted a tamal of some sort. Tamal is one of the most popular dishes at Christmas and at New Year’s Eve parties.

In Colombia we use different types of masa, fillings, and wrapping methods, depending on the region of the country. While ingredients and preparation vary, the one thing they all have in common is that they are wrapped with banana leaves.

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