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Do You Know How to Make Tamales? Three Popular Mexican Dishes

Written by admin on July 18, 2013. Posted in Ceviche recipe, Recetas de comida, Tres leches cake recipe

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Did you know that there are over 24,000 Mexican restaurants in the US alone? Mexican food is incredibly popular, and it has become both a staple and comfort food for many. Here is a list of how to make several popular Mexican food dishes, as well as interesting facts about their origins.

1. Tamales

Tamales were first created by Mesoamerican groups. The ancient Mayan and Aztec people of Middle and South America prepared tamales as early as 8,000 BC. They made for easily transportable food, as the tamale is a starchy dough wrapped in a leaf. Today, they can be eaten for any meal, and tamale recipes direct people to wrap ingredients such as dough, salsa, and mole together in a corn hus