Tamales are a traditional, tasty treat for holiday

Manuel Perez, an employee at Ontario Mini Market, holds up one of the shop’s popular tamales. Although the business sells the tamales made from scratch year-round, the dish is most popular around Christmas. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

ONTARIO – Tamales are hardly ever missing from a Mexican family’s table on Christmas.

“It’s the most traditional thing we eat,” said Jessica Juarez . . .

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