Talk: "A Brief History of Tamales"
Thu, November 19, 2009 • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM • Long Center for the Performing Arts
The Mexican Center of the Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS) is sponsoring a talk entitled "A Brief History of Tamales".
Austin-based food writer Claudia Alarcón will explore the pre-Hispanic origins of the tamal and its continued importance in Mexican cooking and culture today. This is the first talk in the speaker series Foodways of Mexico: Past, Present,and Future, which will look at lesser-known aspects of Mexico’s rich culinary tradition.
The talk will take place at the Long Center for the Perfroming Arts, 701 W. Riverside Drive, Austin, TX, 78704. A reception will follow the talk.
This event is free and open to the public.
For more information, please contact the Mexican Center, 512-232-2423.