Pozole Making Class

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El Centro de la Raza (The Center for People of All Races) offers tamale making classes and is expanding class offerings! Learn how to cook our favorite dishes, share in our culture, and meet new people all at the same time! Class fees benefit our Senior Nutrition & Wellness Program.

Pozole has its roots in the Nahuatl language. Pozolli, pronounced Pozo-lee, is a traditional Mesoamerican stew known for its main ingredients of red or green chile, meat and the hominy maize corn. This meal in a bowl is indigenous to the tribes living among the U.S. Southwest and Mexico that include the Hopi, Pueblos, the Aztecs and many others. Because of migration patterns by indigenous peoples and the commerce that took place prior to the arrival of the Spanish, indigenous peoples exchanged goods and ideas, this included foods and recipes. Pozolli dates back as far as the tamale and was often viewed as a celebratory meal. This is why today we prepare Pozole for important celebrations, holidays and times of rites of passage. Little has changed from its original ingredients that we still use today. Instructor Raquel hopes you will join her to learn how to make this celebrated traditional dish.

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Have you always wanted to learn how to make delicious Latin Cuisine? Now is your chance to learn from our great group of Chefs with years of experience in making pozole, tamales, pupusas, seafood ceviche and much more. Class fee includes the recipe and delicious leftovers if class permits. Class fees go to support our Senior Nutrition & Wellness Program that provides balanced daily congregate meals, daily social and educational activities, exercise classes three times a week and delivered meals to homebound seniors each week.

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Alejandro V.
Don't forget to come for their November 1st Dia de los muertos celebrations. A great place to meet cool Latinos. Bring your kids you will have an amazing time. Oh and they have free food!