1 pound yellow cornmeal
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 cups milk
2 cinnamon sticks
1 teaspoon salt
or parchment paper
3 quarts salted water
Procedure: Combine the dry ingredients in a large bowl.
In a small saucepan bring the milk,cinnamon sticks, and salt to a boil.
Remove the cinnamon sticks and
add the milk slowly to the dry ingredients.
Mix until the liquid is absorbed.
Cut the plantain leaves in pieces
in each (about 8x8 inches).
Put the dough in the center of a plantain
leaf Fold up the sides and ends and tie with butcher's twine
Bring the salted water to a boil in a very
a boil in a very large pot.
Add the guanimes and simmer for 1 hour.
To serve, unwrap the guanimes