My first attempt at making Tortillas was basically successful! My first attempt at preserving my first tortillas for more than 5 minutes was less so. Lesson Learned: tortilla warming solution is not optional.
Anyway, let's make some tortillas. It's just flour, baking soda, salt, vegetable shortening and water.
|everything but the water|
I don't have a tortilla press, but I do have a rolling pin. Turns out rolling pins are sufficient for flattening dough. Who knew‽
|Ready to Roll|
I might have made these just a tad too thin.
They did puff up as expected though, so maybe not too thin.
And here we come to the finale. The reason d'tortillas, so to speak. I did all this work because I wanted bean burritos out of a can.
|Bean Burritos out of a can|