The country of Mexico is a land of diversity with influences of indigenous tribes, Spanish colonialism and is a melting pot of culture, history and cuisine. A walk down any street, in any town in Mexico will overwhelm the visitor with aromas of wood smoke, grilling meats and a variety of spices which represent the distinctive cuisine that is Mexico.

The staples of the country are corn and beans; the corn being used to make masa dough used in the preparation of tortillas, tamales and gorditas. Many food stands sell grilled corn on the cob, a corn cocktail that is Read the rest of this entry »

These little Spanish cakes or tortillas can be bought in the store as soft or hard tortillas. The good and tasty tortillas are made from scratch from your own kitchen, with flour, baking powder and salt. Corn tortillas are also made from corn flour. Do not use corn meal.

Tortillas have many uses such as in Fajitas, cheese nachos, tortilla soup, flautas or tortilla wraps. Some may even fry them and sprinkle them cinnamon and sugar for a light and crispy dessert.This/tag helps explain it more. These pieces of cinnamon tortilla can be dipped in ice cream and hot fudge to make a more Read the rest of this entry »