Tamales, Comadres, and the Meaning of Civilization

Tamales, Comadres, and the Meaning of Civilization

By: Ellen Riojas Clark (author), Carmen Tafolla (author)Paperback

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This culinary history unwraps the extensive culture surrounding the tamale, bringing together writers, artists, journalists, and Texas' regional leaders to honor this traditional Latin American dish. It is filled with family stories, recipes, and artwork, and also celebrates tamaladas-the large family gatherings where women prepare the tamales for the Christmas festivities. Humorous and colorful, this collection reveals the importance of community and good food.

About Author

Ellen Riojas Clark is a professor of bicultural bilingual studies at the University of Texas-San Antonio and the coauthor of Las Dos Abuelas. She is the recipient of the La Prensa Outstanding Women in Action Award and is an inductee into the San Antonio Women's Hall of Fame.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780916727819
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 64
  • ID: 9780916727819
  • ISBN10: 0916727815

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