Homemade Flour Tortillas

Tortillas de Harina

Preparation info
  • Makes

    13 to 14

    ( 7 to 8 inch ) tortillas
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Muy Bueno: Three Generations of Authentic Mexican Flavor

By Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack

Published 2013

  • About

Every other day Grandma used to make her famous homemade flour tortillas. As soon as I entered Grandma’s kitchen, I could smell that special aroma that only comes from freshly made tortillas. If you’ve ever had the luxury of being in a kitchen when tortillas are cooking on the comal (cast iron skillet), you know what I’m talking about. I remember rubbing a stick of butter on my warm tortilla and watching the butter melt. I’d