Our Tamales are NOW on Amazon

In this fast moving world sometimes things take forever.  El Tamalero has been in business for about 6 years and since we have started our customers who do not live in our small community have not had access to our tamales.  Most have had to wait until farmers market season or do their once a […]

What is Mole Sauce, Anyway?

Mexican Mole Enchilada

Layered with flavor (and labor-intensive!) mole sauce is a mysterious, delicious, intense blend that defies description. So let’s try to describe it. Many traditional Mexican dishes (like these!) have filtered up into the United States, and mole is one of them. It’s no surprise—mole is essentially Mexico’s national dish. Unlike these “Mexican” foods which really aren’t […]

Christmas Tamales!

El Tamalero The Tamale Man Tamales

Need Christmas tamales for the holiday! We will be deliver every Friday until December 22nd. Placer your order on the Wednesday before the up coming Friday and your order will be ready for pick up at the American Legion Post 119, 4561 Green Stone Rd. Placerville, Ca 95667. Between 10:00 am and 3:00pm. On December […]

Where to find us!

FARMERS MARKETS Sunday’s Fudge Factory Farms: September – November 9am-5pm Monday’s NO MARKET Tuesday’s South Lake Tahoe American Legion: June – October Wednesday’s Folsom Lake College: 11am-1pm Downtown Placerville’s Farmers Market: June – September 4pm- dusk Thursday’s Orangevale Farmers Market: June – October: 4pm – 8pm Friday’s NO MARKET Saturday’s NO MARKET SPECIAL ORDERS WILL […]