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

Steve | May 6, 201107:18 AM     32

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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