Home » Dictionary » tamalada

tamalada

tamalada
 n.— «It’s time for the annual tamalada.…“Making tamales during Christmas is a family tradition and a chance for us girls to get together …even if I get stuck cleaning the leaves, as always.”…For Aguirre and the gals, tamaladas, roughly translated as tamale parties, have always been an extra special occasion for the entire family.» —“The Tamale Tradition” by Miriam Ramirez The Monitor (McAllen, Texas) Dec. 24, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

Leave a comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Further reading

Pinking Shears (episode #1638)

When you’re distracted by trying to get the perfect photo at a wedding or fiddling with your camera during a solar eclipse, you’re missing out on some of the experience itself. There’s a term for this: It’s called...

Unta Is for Sopping Up the Last Bites

Corey in Buffalo, New York, says her family uses the word unta for “the piece of bread you use to sop up the last bite of what you’re eating.” They also use it as a verb, as in I’m going to unta. Her family is half Sephardic...

Recent posts