Beltrán Leyva, a gourmand, was savoring his tamale with its filling of roasted corn.
She promised to give us all a tamale supper tonight, you know.
There she resumed her tamale in the intervals of conversation.
The tamale is still a favorite dish, like tortillas and frijoles.
In the middle of the street was a tamale stand surrounded by patrons.
tamale stirred restlessly with head uplifted and ears pointed straight before up the steep bluff.
A hot 13 tamale, like that Mexican fruit which burns you if you bite into it!
tamale lifted his head and gazed inquiringly up the hill; but Bob was not observant of signs just then.
Bob turned and glanced the way tamale was looking; saw nothing, and settled down again on the small of his back.
Three rods were stuck into its head, upon each of which was spitted a tamale, or native pie.
1856, from American Spanish tamales, plural of tamal, from Nahuatl tamal, tamalli, a food made of Indian corn and meat.