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Jazibe's recipes: Tortillas de Harina / Flour tortillas

Jazibe's recipes: Tortillas de Harina / Flour tortillas
Tortillas de Harina Flour Tortillas (wheat)(this are NOT to be confused with CORN tortillas. Corn tortillas are made with MASECA, this are made with plain wheat flour, or you can use whole wheat also. Flour tortillas are rolled with a rolling pin, NOT pressed with a tortilla press) These tortillas are great for quesadillas or burritos (I guess you could even do “wraps” with them, as long as you use them warm, otherwise they’re not very flexible). They are moist and buttery, and even if they don’t come out perfectly round (mine never do!), you can wow your friends and family! revisions/comments in red (makes about 35 tortillas about 6 inches in diameter) 1 kilogram of Flour (all purpose OR whole wheat) + 1 cup for rolling surface (=2.2 lbs, OR 8 cups) 1 1/2 cup vegetable oil (I used oil because it was easy to find in a Swiss supermarket. (on the photos I had henna in my hands… they’re not dirty! thanks to all those who have taken the time to comment and give tips and feedback!

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