How to make corn tortillas at home, from either fresh dough or masa harina. Homemade tortillas are much better than store-bought, once you learn how.
Masa harina is dried tortilla dough. You can buy it, but if you have good corn, here’s how to make homemade masa harina.
Nixtamal. Such a cool word! It is to Mesoamerica what hominy is to the United States: corn treated with an alkali substance to render it more nutritious, easier to grind, and, to many, tastier and more aromatic — think about the smell of a Mexican corn tortilla and that’s nixtamal you are smelling. Nixtamal or