At Luna’s Tortillas in Dallas, the kitchen has been busy making ready for Christmas Eve.
“The twenty third and twenty fourth alone, simply these two nights, we have cooked about 2,500 to three,000 dozen tamales,” Luna’s Tortillas proprietor Fernando Luna stated.
The massive amount of tamales is as a result of it is a custom that has grown in recognition.
“The custom of tamales, it has been for years,” Luna stated. “It comes from Mexico. Naturally, everyone has Christmas Eve tamales and the custom has gone to the purpose everybody within the state has picked it up.”
“Tamales are actual conventional for my household, and it is superb, and it is simply what we like,” buyer Kenneth Smith stated.
It is a custom that crosses cultural traces.
“I am Blaxican so I prefer it,” Smith stated. “It is actually for the tradition.”
Luna stated for his or her restaurant the top of the yr gross sales is paramount for enterprise.
“From Halloween to the top of the yr, in these two to 3 months, we make as many tamales as we do the primary 9 months of the yr,” Luna stated.