Recipe for Beef Tamales. Making fresh tamales is a rewarding experience. This is the perfect project to enjoy with the children. Make a mini assembly line and get the whole family envolved. Make sure to make some dessert tamales too. Tamales freeze very well so it is best to make a large batch.
A warm almost porridge-like drink made thick with masa. The chocolate version is Champurrado, other versions are flavored with fruits or nuts. This version is sweetened with piloncillo (Mexican unrefined brown sugar), cinnamon (canela), and vanilla bean.
A non-alcoholic drink from Mexico made tamarind pods. Recipe from Rick Bayless "Authentic Mexican".
The recipe was featured in the fall issue of Edible Marin. Given we have several pages of information on the traditional sugar skull we though a healthy version may be of interest.