Monday, June 27, 2011

Pasteles - Day 4!

For day 3 all we did is to go to Global foods for the banana leaves. We were just too tired to do much more. Today, day 4, my friend Maria who is originally from the Dominican Republic stopped by to help. (They eat pasteles there too) She took 1/2 dozen home to eat tonight with her family.
Than we ran out of parchment paper. Karen is out getting more of that and we should only have about a few more (less than a dozen) to make. Karen and family leave next week and go to Pittsburgh to visit family. They are taking a dozen with them. So all in all, we should only have about 2 and 1/2 dozen left in the freezer when we are finished. That's a lot of work to get to this point! But think of all the pastele eaters who we have made happy!
I think Merida will be like making pasteles, a place where friends will help friends and we will all become each others friends, share good food and good times together. I hope I'm not being naive.

Pasteles is labor intensive.

My friend Maria helping out.

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