The Mississippi Delta Hot Tamale Trail


Subject:
History , Food & Cooking , Recipes by Region: United States , Oral History , Food History , American Southern

Description:
This presentation is "an effort to document the history, tradition, and culture of hot tamales from Tunica to Vicksburg" in the Mississippi Delta. Tamales came to the Delta in the early 20th century when Hispanic laborers began making their way up from Texas. Features oral histories, a map with vendor locations, and illustrated recipes. Designed by the Southern Foodways Alliance of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture, University of Mississippi.

Publisher:
Southern Foodways Alliance; Viking Range Corporation

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.tamaletrail.com


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