15 cm Cactus Corn Tortilla Zip Lock
Known as tlaxcalli in ancient times, it has been a staple food in ancient Mexico since 3,500 years ago. Tortillas are still a must in almost every Mexican family meal, dipped in sauces or to make tacos. The nixtamalization process that tortillas go through significantly enriches the nutritional value of maize as a source of vitamins, minerals (calcium) and protein.
How to use them
Tortillas can be used to prepare assorted types of tacos, such as regular tacos, golden tacos (fried until crispy), flautas (flutes rolled taquitos, looking like thin flutes). When cut into triangles and fried they become totopos (tortilla chips) to prepare chilaquiles with sauce or just to be dipped in cheese or guacamole. When cut in strips, they are used to make tortilla soup; a delicious hot soup with a zingy flavour to chipotle. These tortillas have been have blended with cactus. If you are looking for a delicious yet healthy snack, this will be great option.
Heat on a dry hot plate for 10 seconds per side. If it's too dry, spray with water or add a little oil. Store in cupboard, once opened keep wrapped in fridge for up to 5 days.