When the temperature starts to drop, many know it as the perfect time to warm up with tamales. If you’re unfamiliar with tamales or have never tried one before, let us share our appreciation for tamales and what makes them so special! If you’ve been looking for authentic Mexican food in Manchester, you’ve come to the right place.
What Is a Tamale?
Tamales are a traditional Mexican cuisine made from corn dough steamed inside a corn husk or banana leaf. They can be packed with different types of fillings like meats, beans, vegetables, cheeses, and even fruit. Tamales come in savory and sweet varieties, making them one of the most versatile Mexican foods.
The best way to eat a tamale is first to unwrap the outside layer, the corn husk or banana leaf. This is the part you don’t want to consume. Next, add toppings of your choice like salsa, cotija cheese, mole sauce, or anything else you like that pairs well. You can either eat the tamale with your hands or a fork, the choice is up to you!
What Makes This Dish So Special
Tamales can be consumed year-round, but they’re especially popular around the holiday season. For many Mexican and Mexican-American families, tamales represent tradition, family, and heritage. Though it’s a time-consuming dish to create, many families enjoy bonding over making them as it brings all the generations together.
Where to Find Tamales on Our Menu
Our tamales at Mi Jalisco are typically filled with meat and then topped with beef, cheese, and sauce. Pair a tamale with a burrito or tacos, or order it as a side and add it to any meal. There’s really no wrong time to eat a tamale.
Visit Mi Jalisco for the Best Mexican Food in Manchester!
At Mi Jalisco, we strive to stand out from the rest and want you to experience the finest authentic Mexican food. That’s why we created a menu that brings together our family recipes and desire to cook top-quality dishes. We love tamales here and welcome you to visit our online menu to see what additional options we have available! We’re open for both dine-in and curbside pickup, so whatever mood you’re in, we got you covered!