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tor·til·la

 (tôr-tē′yə)
n.
A thin disk of unleavened bread made from masa or wheat flour and baked on a hot surface.

[American Spanish, diminutive of Spanish torta, cake, from Late Latin tōrta, a kind of bread; akin to Greek tourta, an Attic cake of dates, flour, water, and oil baked covered in ashes, from Egyptian t-rtḥ, baked bread : t, bread + rtḥ, baked.]

tortilla

(tɔːˈtiːə)
n
(Cookery) Mexican cookery a kind of thin pancake made from corn meal and cooked on a hot griddle until dry
[C17: from Spanish: a little cake, from torta a round cake, from Late Latin; see torte]

tor•til•la

(tɔrˈti ə)

n., pl. -las.
a thin, round, unleavened bread made from cornmeal or wheat flour, and baked on a griddle or stone.
[1690–1700; < American Spanish, =tort(a) cake (see torte) + -illa diminutive suffix]

tortilla

A form of flat unleavened bread, originating in Mexico.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tortilla - thin unleavened pancake made from cornmeal or wheat flourtortilla - thin unleavened pancake made from cornmeal or wheat flour
battercake, flannel cake, flannel-cake, flapcake, flapjack, hot cake, hotcake, pancake, griddlecake - a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
wrap - a sandwich in which the filling is rolled up in a soft tortilla
tostada - a crisp flat tortilla
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
Translations
tortilla

tortilla

[tɔːˈtiːə] Ntortilla f

tortilla

[tɔːrˈtiːjə] n
(= flat cornbread) → tortilla f
(= Spanish omelette) → tortilla f espagnoletortilla chips nplchips fpl de maïs

tortilla

nTortilla f

tortilla

[tɔːˈtiːə] ntortilla f inv
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Tortilla is a key component of Mexican cuisine which is a thin round of unleavened flatbread and is processed or made from two main sources, i.e., corn or wheat.
Summary: Tortilla is a key component of Mexican cuisine which is a thin round of unleavened flatbread and is processed or made from two main sources, i.e., corn or wheat.
Without dumping on the flour tortilla, though, I will say I generally prefer corn tortillas for their flavor, texture and versatility.
So, scientists at the University of Minnesota examined how various sprouted wholewheat flour concentrations[??] 0%, 25%, 50%, 75% and 100%[??] would affect the rheological properties of whole-wheat flour and the resulting tortilla products.
By 5:30 in the morning the heat, noise and sweet scent from the tortilla press machine overwhelms Tortilleria Dona Chela, a small store and taqueria located in a strip center on North Washington Boulevard.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED Tortilla wrap Grilled or baked chicken (fine diced) Smoked hot paprika Cheese Salt and pepper Fresh chilli WHAT TO DO Layer the tortilla with cheese.
The tortilla oven that crushed and burned a workers hand and arm in November 2016 had multiple sources of risk.
Potomac-based California Tortilla, a fast-casual Mexican-inspired restaurant chain in the mid-Atlantic, will soon expand to three more states with locations in North Carolina,South CarolinaandKansas, company officials said Tuesday.
Las caracteristicas culturales del cultivo del maiz y el consumo de tortilla en Mexico implican una cercania estrecha entre productores y consumidores.
Tostadas is a cooked tortilla that is cooked further to make it crispy.
They have been around for quite some time with their biggest change occurring with the introduction of the soft flour tortilla and the idea that you could use chicken or fish instead of ground beef.
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