Not only are tamales a much-loved dish in Latin American culture, they’re delicious and simple! In this class, learn to make the corn-based dough, how to assemble, and a step-by-step black bean filling and salsa topping. Students will each make two tamales to take home or enjoy at the end of class.
Please note: Participants will have the option to eat during this class. If you would prefer to eat at home, please bring a to-go container with you. Students will be standing during this class, however a limited number of stools will be available. Recipes made during this class will be vegetarian and gluten-free, however the kitchen is not an allergen-free environment.
This class is appropriate for ages 14+. Anyone under the age of 18 must attend with a parent or guardian. Please purchase one ticket per person attending.
This class will take place at Eat Me Ice Cream located inside The Hungerford Building at 1115 East Main St. Suite 148. Please enter through Door 1.
If you would like to request a sign language interpreter, or will be attending class with an aide please fill out our contact form. Please also let us know if you have any preferences (seating, vision access, etc).
About the teacher:
Christin Ortiz has been working in restaurants since she was 19. Starting in the front of the house, she realized early on she preferred the back of the house. Having worked in different kitchens, she is most proficient in Italian and Hispanic cuisine. Most recently Christin ran the food program at Joe Bean Roastery, where she focused the menu on her Latin-American heritage. She loves sharing her passion for food, and wants everyone to be able to cook the food they crave!
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