Masa (corn) tortilla dough on left, flour on right
Masa dough hand flattened and then put on tortilla press
Toritlla press lid down, then press with the handle
Soaked corn husks for tamales
Put a little masa dough on husk
Add a little filling- in this case, chicken, cheese and green chile
cover with a little more masa dough
start to fold the husk around the tamale
All folded. I did not tie a string around the top, since I was just making a few.
The steamer in the pot
The tamales in the steamer
Dinner- garnished with tomatoes, guacamole and cilantro.