Classes and Events

December 2019 Holiday Events

• First Annual Portland Tamalada•

Join Hot Mama Salsa and Three Sisters Nixtamal at our Tamale Making Party!

Friday December 20th from 2 to 4 or 5 to 7

Bring friends and family and come together to share, snack and make tamales for the Christmas Holiday.  Cost is $40- and each guest brings home 12 tamales either Vegetarian Arizona-style Green Corn Tamales or Traditional Red Chili Pork Tamales or a mix of each.

Where: Rose City Park United Methodist Church

When: December 20th Sessions from 2 – 4 or from 5 – 7 

How: More information and ticket purchases are on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/1st-annual-portland-tamalada

• Special December Saturday Store Hours •

Pick-up your Special Orders or just come by!

December 14th and 21st from 9:30am until 2PM

Order your tamale masa, tortilla masa, hominy for posole and tortillas in bulk for the holidays!  We also have delicious black beans, piloncillo, Mexican oregano, tortilla presses and many more surprises.

Where: Three Sisters Nixtamal Production Kitchen    7475 SE 72nd Avenue, Portland OR

When: December 14th & 21st  from 9:30Am until 2PM

How: Information on pricing is just to the right. E-mail or text us your orders for pick-up or for more information. Please order at least three days in advance.  Pick-ups can also be made year round during our kitchen production hours: Monday through Friday from 8AM to 12:30PM.

Winter 2020 Workshops and Classes

• Tamale Making Basics $65- •

Saturday January 11th from 1PM to 4PM

Tamale Making Basics!   Make your own delicious tamales with a simple classic ‘verde’ tomatillo sauce and a red chile sauce.  All in corn husks using our organic fresh yellow, white and blue corn masa.   An all vegetarian option is available.

Class includes mixing the masa as well as filling and folding your tamales, a demonstration on how to make the sauces, a kitchen tour and your own hand-crafted delicious tamales to take with you. 

Where: Three Sisters Nixtamal Production Kitchen    7475 SE 72nd Avenue, Portland OR

When:  Saturday January 11th from 1PM to 4PM

How: Class size is limited. Tickets must be purchased in advance.  Cancellation with $55- refund offered up to one week ahead. This is a hands-on workshop. Please wear comfortable shoes. 

E-mail us to tell us you are interested. We will send you an invoice via Square. Your space is fully reserved once you invoice is paid.

• Vegan Tamale Making Basics Workshop $65 •

Sunday February 8th from 1PM to 4PM

By popular demand Vegan Tamale Making Basics is back with Adriana and guest co-instructor Vegan chef  Vanessa Arochi of ChilangoPDX!  

Make your own delicious tamales with oat butter and vegetable stock, a simple classic ‘verde’ tomatillo sauce and a red chile sauce.  All in corn husks using our organic fresh yellow, white and blue corn masa.  

Class includes mixing the masa as well as filling and folding your tamales, a demonstration on how to make oat butter,  the sauces, a kitchen tour and your own hand-crafted delicious tamales to take with you. 

Where: Three Sisters Nixtamal Production Kitchen    7475 SE 72nd Avenue, Portland OR

When:  Sunday February 8th from 1 to 4

How: Class size is limited. Tickets must be purchased in advance.  Cancellation with $55- refund offered up to one week ahead. This is a hands-on workshop. Please wear comfortable shoes. 

E-mail us to tell us you are interested. We will send you an invoice via Square. Your space is fully reserved once you invoice is paid.

• Tortilla, Sope & Gordita Making Class $45- •

Saturday March 7th from 1PM to 3PM

Join us for our Tortilla, Sope & Gordita Making Class and a tour of our production kitchen. Make your own delicious corn tortillas, sopes and gorditas using our fresh masa in this hands-on workshop and learn about nixtamalization, local Mexican cheeses and some easy recipes to make at home.  This class is vegetarian with vegan options. Bring an appetite!

Class includes masa and recipes to take with you.

Where: Three Sisters Nixtamal Production Kitchen    7475 SE 72nd Avenue, Portland OR

When: March 7th from 1PM until 3PM

How: Class size is limited. Tickets must be purchased in advance.  Cancellation with $35- refund offered up to one week ahead. This is a hands-on workshop. Please wear comfortable shoes.

E-mail us to tell us you are interested. We will send you an invoice via Square. Your space is fully reserved once you invoice is paid.

Farmers Markets

Wednesday People's Co-op Farmers Market 2pm - 7PM

This year-round farmers market is located in central Southeast Portland at the People’s Co-op.  Tortillas and  masa are made fresh in the morning.

Having a taco party? Making tamales? You can order in bulk by Monday and pick it up from us at the Market on Wednesday afternoon.https://www.peoples.coop

We look forward to seeing you there!

We are on Winter Break from the Saturday Portland Farmers Market at PSU and will be back on April 4th

Distributors and Bulk Orders

Bulk Orders

In the Portland Area?  Order in bulk & pick-up directly from us!

Bulk Pricing:

Yellow or White Hominy or Masa 5 pounds or more
$2- per pound

Blue Hominy or Masa
5 pounds or more
$2.50 per pound

Pack of 50 Yellow or White Tortillas:
6” – $13
5” – $12
4” – $10

Pack of 50 Blue Tortillas:
6” – $15
5” – $14
4” – $12

We also grind a coarser drier masa used for tamales. We typically grind this once a week so please give us plenty of lead time on your order. It is not “prepared” for tamale making so you will need to add the other ingredients. See our tamale page for more information.

Ordering Deadlines & Pick-up Locations

Order two days ahead by 5PM for Production Kitchen Pick-up Tuesday through Friday mornings.

By 5PM Monday for Wednesday 2PM to 6PM Pick-up at People’s Co-op Farmers Market

By 5PM Wednesday for Saturday 9 to 2 Pick-up at PSU Saturday Portland Farmers Market. April through November only.

How to Order:

E-mail us or text us:
503-616-0853

Be sure to include a contact telephone number with your order, location and approximate pick-up time.  All orders must be confirmed by us to be considered final.

Distributors

In the restaurant, catering or food service business?

If you are located in the Northwest or Northern Rockies check in with one of these companies to see if they can bring you our products.

Earthly Gourmet is a Portland, Oregon based wholesale distributor of vegan, gluten-free, and raw gourmet foods in Oregon and Washington State along the I-5 corridor.

Alexis Foods is proud to provide over specialty stocked products throughout the entire Northwest.

Quality Foods Distributing provides natural, organic, specialty, and local/regional foods to the customers throughout Montana and the Northern Rockies.

Contact us

Production Kitchen:  7475 SE 72nd Ave., Portland, OR 97206

Mailing Address: 8512 SE 9th Avenue, Portland OR 97202

Telephone or Text: 503-616-0853

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E-mail: info@threesisterspdx.com

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