If you've been to Mexico, California, Florida or Texas, the Mexican's favorite spots outside their home country I'd say, you probably had the chance to try "Authentic Mexican Corn Tortillas". But let's start with the definition: A tortilla is a thin, flat pancake or flatbread made from maize flour typically served with a savory filling.
Thus, even though wheat flour based tortillas have become widely popular all around the globe, the original tortilla is made from maize flour, in particular white maize flour. White maize flour has a very distinct taste and is much less sweet compared to its yellow counterpart we are familiar with in the US and Europe.
Tortillas are actually super easy to prep and require very little ingredients. You need water, salt, original corn flour as ingredients as well as a a tortilla press to prep the thin tortillas. However, if you don't want to invest in a press, you can also use your classic rolling pin.
Corn Flour (Harina de Maíz):
This is my absolute favorite press. I promise, it will last you forever.
Over the past years, I've experimented quite a bit with my favorite corn dish and realized that there are endless possibilities to give tortillas a nutrient kick. Here are some examples
I hope you enjoy your corn tortilla party as much as I do every time I prep them for myself, my family and my friends. Like always, I would love to see your delicious result and repost it on my social channels. So make sure to tag me on Instagram, Pinterest or Facebook. Besides, if you have any feedback for me, questions with regards to the recipe or if you just want to say "hey", comment below or shoot me a personal message through my contact form.
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