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Mexico: Día de la Candelaria and Tamales

Lesley Téllez in The Mija Chronicles writes about Día de la Candelaria, “a Catholic holiday that honors the purification of the Virgin Mary. It’s also an important day for eating tamales. The holiday is a follow-up to Three Kings Day on Jan. 6.” She includes a recipe for strawberry tamales.

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  • jose perez

    I have a questions and I want to know, if someone or anyone can help me. This is regarding about a question my history teacher as about latin countries and food and he said what is a product that sells global, I said Tamales. He said no, I said why not it’s easy to make, everyone loves them and you see them everywhere and it can be made for any occasion. He said that if I can find proof that Tamales are sold Globally, he will give me an A on my next History Test. Can someone help me by sending me some websites or information.

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