Memilita are kind of corn bread. They are slightly sweetened and very filling.
A tamale is a made of corn flour and some type of filling, which is steamed in a corn husk or banana leaf. The corn husk or banana leaf is discarded before eating.
Tamales de chipil, chipil is similar to spinach. I had a delicious variation of this tamale that also contained a spicy tomato sauce.
Tamales de chileajo are made with chicken or pork, chiles, garlic, tomatoes and more. Video demonstrating preparation and cooking tamales, recipe included.