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The Resource Tamales, comadres and the meaning of civilization : secrets, recipes, history, anecdotes, and a lot of fun, [compiled by] Ellen Riojas Clark, Carmen Tafolla

Tamales, comadres and the meaning of civilization : secrets, recipes, history, anecdotes, and a lot of fun, [compiled by] Ellen Riojas Clark, Carmen Tafolla

Label
Tamales, comadres and the meaning of civilization : secrets, recipes, history, anecdotes, and a lot of fun
Title
Tamales, comadres and the meaning of civilization
Title remainder
secrets, recipes, history, anecdotes, and a lot of fun
Statement of responsibility
[compiled by] Ellen Riojas Clark, Carmen Tafolla
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
TXJ
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Language note
English and Spanish
LC call number
TX836
LC item number
.T36 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Tamales, comadres and the meaning of civilization : secrets, recipes, history, anecdotes, and a lot of fun, [compiled by] Ellen Riojas Clark, Carmen Tafolla
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "In 2009, a smaller version of this work was printed in a limited edition in support of the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center"--T.p. verso
  • Carmen Tafolla, Poet Laureate of San Antonio, 2012-2014
Control code
703637314
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
61 p.
Isbn
9780916727819
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Gift of Sandra Cisneros, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-146). Paperbound.
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)703637314
Label
Tamales, comadres and the meaning of civilization : secrets, recipes, history, anecdotes, and a lot of fun, [compiled by] Ellen Riojas Clark, Carmen Tafolla
Publication
Note
  • "In 2009, a smaller version of this work was printed in a limited edition in support of the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center"--T.p. verso
  • Carmen Tafolla, Poet Laureate of San Antonio, 2012-2014
Control code
703637314
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
61 p.
Isbn
9780916727819
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Gift of Sandra Cisneros, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-146). Paperbound.
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)703637314

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