Homemade Corn Tortillas

Tortillas de Maiz

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Preparation info

  • Makes

    16

    tortillas
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Muy Bueno: Three Generations of Authentic Mexican Flavor

Muy Bueno

By Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack

Published 2013

  • About

I have not mastered all of my mother’s old-world recipes, but I keep at it, attempting to capture the essence of each one. Homemade corn tortillas are the perfect example. I don’t think I will ever be able to make them like mi mamá. But it doesn’t mean I won’t keep trying.

Mi mamá never used a tortilla press when making corn tortillas. She would place a bowl of water on the table. Then she would wet her

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