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Let's Discuss Tamales: Corn Husk or Banana Leaf?

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Let's Discuss Tamales: Corn Husk or Banana Leaf?

Steve | May 6, 2011 07:18 AM

I greatly prefer corn husk.

Where I live, banana leaf seems to be very Central American. They are wet tamales, often with ingredients embedded into the masa.

It seems to me corn husk tamales tend to be firmer, maybe have a stuffing inside the masa, and sometimes the outside even crisps up a little. I definitiely associate them more with Mexico than Central America.

So what is you experience?

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