How to make Venezuelan Hallacas [Video]

Hallacas are corn dough patties filled with stewed beef, chicken, pork, capers, olives and raisins, served as a main dish. They are much like "Tamales" from Colombian cuisine.
The making of Hallacas marks the start of the Christmas season. Family members and friends come together while traditional drinks and music (gaitas) contribute to the festive atmosphere.
Have you made your Hallacas yet? You can start today by buying some of its ingredients from
Watch the video below courtesy of "Criollocookbook" to see its full preparation and get started!