hallacas en papillote: plantain leaf and caper-brine infused masa dough

Any tradition-freak out there probably needs to skip this. Hallacas are a Venezuelan dish eaten only during Christmas, mostly because of its labor-intensive preparation requires family members to gather to make this delicious meat-stuffed-masa-dough-patties for lack of a better way to describe them. They’re also wrapped in plantain leaves and then boiled. They are similar […]

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