Tamal en Cazuela Clásico

Classic Tamale in a Pot

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Eating Cuban

By Beverly Cox and Martin Jacobs

Published 2006

  • About

Carmen and Enrique have a small, word-of-mouth paladar (private restaurant) with three tables in the backyard of their house on the road to Camaquey. They have a modest vegetable garden and raise a few pigs and chickens. Carmen cooks good, unpretentious dishes using the fresh produce from her garden. The day that Marty and I stopped by for lunch, she was serving tamal en cazuela, one of her specialties, with a salad of tomatoes, cucumbers, and red onion and crusty yuca bread r