Binging with Babish: Tamales from Coco

  • Published: 27 February 2018
  • Pixar's latest laser-guided annihilator of heartstrings, Coco, starts off in the sunny Mexican town of Santa Cecilia, where 12-year-old Miguel's abulea does two things very well: staving off music of any kind, and slinging tamales. These little packets of south-of-the-border love can be tricky and time-consuming, but make for the perfect Oscar party snack next week when we watch Coco inevitably lose the trophy to Boss Baby.

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Comments • 5 908

  • Hm S.
    Hm S.  1 days back

    This is every Mexican mom's dream

    • Khirro Toribio
      Khirro Toribio  1 days back

      It is from philipines

      • GegotheKurin
        GegotheKurin  1 days back

        That masa is too white, real tamales are from another color, between a mustard and orange, also there are green tamales.
        From where I'm from a Tamal that small and white is usually called Humita.

      • Elena Robarge
        Elena Robarge  2 days back

        I’m a little disappointed because he called it tamale dough not masa 😒

        • Jose Espinoza
          Jose Espinoza  2 days back

          I am used to the massa having a bit more seasoning and color by the chiles you put on the pork

          • King Dre
            King Dre  2 days back

            My mon makes tamales lime this they are delicous

            • Peakhen Viola6615
              Peakhen Viola6615  3 days back

              Tamales are amazing when you cook them on the stove after making them

              • Emely Ortiz
                Emely Ortiz  3 days back

                i know you watched the abuelas cooking it up on yourube/facebook 💀

                • eltiolavara9
                  eltiolavara9  3 days back

                  babish: abulea

                  • Bubble Gum
                    Bubble Gum  3 days back

                    Rashid is a funny name for a girl

                    • Intruc3
                      Intruc3  4 days back

                      Gracias amigo.

                      • Ramune Icepop
                        Ramune Icepop  4 days back

                        I never used a mixer to make the dough, it didn't occur to me, my mom just makes me mix it for like an hour by hand hahaha and I believe in that water trick! She also said to let it sit so it can soak up and add more broth as needed!

                        • erik martinez
                          erik martinez  4 days back

                          tamales are supposed to have corn because thats how my family makes it with corn and pork and the one who leads the most is a mexican friend of the family

                          • Quiett Bear
                            Quiett Bear  4 days back

                            This is going to sound weird but I know you will understand... I've literally seen you in the shower but this is the 1st time I've seen you without an apron.

                            • BIG AFRO Alijah
                              BIG AFRO Alijah  4 days back

                              He said that he wasn’t trying I wake up his friend then he turns the blender on

                              • Gianluca Alvarez
                                Gianluca Alvarez  5 days back

                                When i make tamales i put more filling

                                • Fixie Boi
                                  Fixie Boi  5 days back

                                  Im in love with the Coco

                                  • Sakuruma Maiku
                                    Sakuruma Maiku  5 days back


                                    • d A L i L a
                                      d A L i L a  5 days back

                                      different, but good.

                                      • horchata tee
                                        horchata tee  5 days back

                                        It would have been nice to add some chile to color the pork ones so you could tell em apart and stuff but overall good job

                                        • horchata tee
                                          horchata tee  5 days back

                                          who is rashid?

                                          • Joao G Assunção
                                            Joao G Assunção  5 days back

                                            Isso é pamonha

                                            • Majestic Frog
                                              Majestic Frog  6 days back

                                              We do the tamales with fresh corn. From our garden. Put em in a meat grinder with some friend up pork and paprika. Tastes amazing.

                                              • Kacheetwedison 1
                                                Kacheetwedison 1  6 days back

                                                Can u eat the husk

                                                • Lance Baker
                                                  Lance Baker  6 days back

                                                  Also, why the bathrobe? This is nonsense, AND HE DOESN'T APPEAR TO BE LATIN AMERICAN!!!!. THUMBS DOWN!!!

                                                  • Lance Baker
                                                    Lance Baker  6 days back

                                                    I'm seeing the first 30 seconds, and it seems this pretender has the phone too low.... can't see his face!!!!

                                                    • Leandro Leader
                                                      Leandro Leader  7 days back

                                                      Anuma cocinaaa tamaples este wey xd

                                                      • Kyle Klodnick
                                                        Kyle Klodnick  1 weeks back

                                                        This recipe makes me un poco loco

                                                        • Evil Cupid
                                                          Evil Cupid  1 weeks back

                                                          Me: grandma IM FULL
                                                          Grandma: WHAT YOU SAY
                                                          Me: IM NOT FULL I SAID ( says that while stuffing food in mouth )

                                                          • Bob likes pizza rolls
                                                            Bob likes pizza rolls  1 weeks back

                                                            I thought the title said “females from coco”

                                                            • Aubryana
                                                              Aubryana  1 weeks back

                                                              My Nana dosent do any of this but her tamales are still the fucking best

                                                              • Aylin I
                                                                Aylin I  1 weeks back

                                                                This is a totally different way of making tamales. Not a very "traditional" one(by this I mean, that where I'm from we do it Very diffrent from this way[I'm from Chihuahua]) but it is a nice way to them.

                                                                • FreshAppleJuice
                                                                  FreshAppleJuice  1 weeks back

                                                                  3:18 ASANDO EL CHILE!!!!!!

                                                                  • Elvin Sanchez
                                                                    Elvin Sanchez  1 weeks back

                                                                    I WANT TO TRY TAMALES SOMETIMES, they look like burritos

                                                                    • Swift Gaming
                                                                      Swift Gaming  1 weeks back

                                                                      My famila would be proud if u brought this into a Mexican party

                                                                      • Only4Fun! YT
                                                                        Only4Fun! YT  1 weeks back

                                                                        What if Gordon Ramsay Taste that Food???


                                                                      • WangKong
                                                                        WangKong  1 weeks back

                                                                        My grandma would make my favorite tamales but she said she forgot how to make them 😭 pretty sure she just doesn't want to anymore which is understandable, it's a lot of work and she isn't young anymore. Maybe I can make these for her instead. 🙌🏻 These look delicious.

                                                                        • XxCactoos_ManxX
                                                                          XxCactoos_ManxX  1 weeks back

                                                                          That lard... 🤢🤮🤢

                                                                          • Matt
                                                                            Matt  1 weeks back

                                                                            Who's Rashid?

                                                                            • Twenty panicking pilots falling out of The shy

                                                                              Coco tamales were so popular they made them in real life?

                                                                              • Im just a f00d1e Boy
                                                                                Im just a f00d1e Boy  1 weeks back

                                                                                ”and i dont wanna wake up rashil”

                                                                                Uses blender

                                                                                • Very Special Benjii
                                                                                  Very Special Benjii  1 weeks back

                                                                                  Yes or no

                                                                                  Um yes WRONG ANSWER ITS NO
                                                                                  Um No WRONG ANSWER ITS YES YOU UGLYMOTHER

                                                                                  • Kahoas Angeles
                                                                                    Kahoas Angeles  1 weeks back

                                                                                    Guest what you made it all WRONG I Mexican sooo no hate though do it how you like it

                                                                                    • AUGUST
                                                                                      AUGUST  1 weeks back

                                                                                      From coco. Really.

                                                                                      • Wizard kid 1
                                                                                        Wizard kid 1  1 weeks back

                                                                                        I love the food

                                                                                        • Ape
                                                                                          Ape  1 weeks back


                                                                                          • LucasSpam PkFire
                                                                                            LucasSpam PkFire  1 weeks back

                                                                                            Wow they made tamales in to a real thing

                                                                                            • Bigatex 720
                                                                                              Bigatex 720  1 weeks back

                                                                                              Instructions unclear, I got my nipple stuck in my whiskey bottle.