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Masa

 

a people living in the Republic of Cameroon along the banks of the Logone River and in border regions of the Republic of Chad. Population, including related peoples (Musgu, Sigila, Mussoi, Marba, Dari), about 300,000 (1967, estimate). The language of the Masa belongs to the Semito-Hamitic family. The religion of the Masa is Sunni Islam; some Masa retain local traditional beliefs. Occupations are farming, livestock raising, and fishing.

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1 chile ancho 2 chiles de arbol 5 cups water, divided 1/2 cup masa harina 1/2 cup cream 3 1/2 ounces dark chocolate 3 tablespoons brown sugar 1/8 teaspoon salt
11) Llama la atencion que los consumidores de la harina nixtamalizada ya no se planteen la opcion de hacer el nixtamal; su preparacion implica mucho trabajo, y lleva entre ocho a doce horas por lo menos, para despues molerlo y hacerlo masa; en cambio, usar la masa harina es facil, solo requiere de hidraiacion y amasado (Paredes ei al.
The first step to making tamales is to follow a basic recipe for Masa Harina Masa, or dough made from dry masa harina flour.
Dough: 3 cups masa harina (corn flour; see tortillas) 2 teaspoons salt 1/3 cup soft bacon grease or shortening 2 cups broth (reserved from filling) Filling: 1 pound of meat--beef, pork, chevon, rabbit etc.
For the crepe batter, sift flours and masa harina together.
A hot chocolate drink thickened with masa harina de maiz is a signature creation of pastry chef Jan Purdy.
Masa 2 cups masa harina (masa flour) 1 tablespoon salt 3/4 cup shortening 1 1/2 cups meat stock (use stock matching meat in filling)
Starches--(these add body, thickening and flavor, but can be left out): 1/2 cup barley 1/2 cup bulgar wheat 1/2 cup rice, white or brown 1/2 cup wheat berries 1/4 cup corn meal or masa harina
Annie Somerville, now chef at San Francisco's Greens Restaurant, reenvisioned her original recipe by combining cream cheese with masa harina (dried corn dough for tortillas) in the crust, which gives it a rich toasted-corn flavor.
1/4 cup masa harina mixed with 2 tablespoons warm water
The secret is masa harina - a corn flour found in the flour or Latino sections of supermarkets, notes Wilbur.