Facebook LinkedIn Email Pinterest Twitter Instagram YouTube Icon Navigation Search Icon Main Search Icon Video Play Icon Plus Icon Minus Icon Check Icon Print Icon Note Icon Heart Icon Filled Heart Icon Single Arrow Icon Double Arrow Icon Hamburger Icon TV Icon Close Icon Sorted Hamburger/Search Icon

Tamales

  • Menu

    A Christmas Tamale-Making Party

    The pork tamales featured in this menu are the real deal, and eating them is only half of the fun.

  • Recipe

    Pork Tamales with Double-Chile Sauce

    There are different styles of tamales throughout Latin America, but their essential components—masa, a filling, and a wrapper—are the same. Wrapped in corn husks and served with a smoky chile…

  • Article

    How to Toast Dry Chiles and Spices

    Fine Cooking contributor Daniel Hoyer recommends this method of toasting dry chiles and spices when making tamales.

  • Article

    Masa Harina: A Mexican pantry staple

    Masa harina, a flour made from specially treated ground corn, is the foundation for tortillas, tamales, sopes, and many other corn-based Mexican treats. To make masa harina, corn kernels are…

We hope you’ve enjoyed your free articles. To keep reading, subscribe today.

Get the print magazine, 25 years of back issues online, over 7,000 recipes, and more.