The Tradition of Tamales

In this hands on class let Chef Ana Sainz guide you through the steps on how to create authentic tamales, the little packages filled with flavorful treats that are a staple on the Mexican table for birthdays, religious celebrations, and holidays. In this hands-on class, you will make the masa for tamales, learn about different leavening techniques and create a variety of fillings to pamper everyone at your table. You will make and enjoy:

Tamal De Puerco a Los Tres Chiles (Braised Pork Tamal with a Three-Chili Sauce)

Tamal De Pollo y Pipian (Chicken Tamal in a Green Mole Sauce)

Pinto Tamal (Fresh Herb and Cheese Tamal)

You’ll go home with the knowledge you need to make these festive treats part of your own kitchen repertoire.