A region that has reinvented itself again and again since the Civil War is now in the midst of a newcomer revolution, as people of every background move here from across the United States and around the globe.
“El Sur Latino” is a hybrid world that has been in the making for hundreds of years.
On Saturday, September 24th from 2-6 p.m., Centro Cultural in Memphis partners with Caritas Village to host their annual Tamale Fest fundraising and cultural event.
Over the weekend, we learned of the passing of Delta tamale matriarch Elizabeth Scott.
A new Texas Thanksgiving star has been born.
Tamales in the Delta tell the story of the Delta’s complex, intertwined histories: cotton, legacies of slavery, migrant labor from Mexico, poverty—and music.
In 2005, oral historian and photographer Amy C. Evans set out to document the tamale culture of the Mississippi Delta for the SFA.
We asked [Ignacio] what kind of tamales we should serve at The El Felix, and he told us that when he was growing up in Mexico City, there were times when his family couldn’t afford meat. So they made tamales with strips of poblano pepper (known as “rajas”), Oaxaca cheese, and salsa verde.
Think the foods of the Kentucky Derby are ham biscuits and Derby Pie? Try tacos and tamales.