Category Archives: no-recetas

Cooking with EL CHAVO! – Vegetarian Tortilla Soup

A major problem with eating out in Los Angeles is that your options for a good soup are limited. Either you can’t find any on the menu, it’s full of animal bits, or it’s some gloopy “veg” soup with more … Continue reading

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Assembling your Vegetarian Tamales

Finally, an end to this lousy online tamal making workshop. Hey, you get what you pay for! It took me forever but I’m okay with the way I documented my process, though I’m still hoping to get the red sauce … Continue reading

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How to Prepare Fillings for Vegetarian Tamales

I’m almost done! In this installment we proceed to gathering the items you will stuff into a tamal. For now, we begin with the classic tamal de rajas con queso. Soon I will add the soon-to-be-classic tofu con papas tamal … Continue reading

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How to Make Salsa for Vegetarian Tamales

All tamales require a salsa to make them whole. This here is my simple green sauce, a red one is coming sometime soon. Yes, I think I’m on track to actually finish this series very soon! Click here to read … Continue reading

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How to Make Masa for Tamales

The next installment of making vegetarian tamales. In this step we turn our homemade nixtamal into a masa for said tamales. Click here to read on.

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How to Make Nixtamal

I’ve been meaning to post some instructions on making your own vegetarian and vegan tamales from scratch for quite awhile, so I’m just going to get started and do it in pieces since otherwise it would be way too long … Continue reading

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