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Homemade Corn Tortillas

Christian Nevarez, Head Chef, and Co-founder at Terras will walk us through an essential food item in Mexican cuisine, the corn tortilla.

"The key to making homemade corn tortillas is having a good feeling for the mix. Melted butter also helps." - Christian

Makes 15-20 Tortillas

What do you need?

  • 3 cups of cornflour (Chef's choice: Maseca Brand)

  • 1/2 cup of butter (room temperature)

  • 2 cup of water

  • 2 tablespoons of salt

  • 1 tablespoon of pepper

The Ingredients
Add 1/2 Cup of Room Temparature Butter
Mix Butter with Cornflour

Add Salt/Pepper

Mix and Smile
Add 2 Cups of Water
Mix all ingredients
Pull from mixing bowl and place on a clean flat surface.
Roll golf ball-sized portions.

Place on tortilla maker and slowly press down.


Slowly pull plastic covers your tortilla.

Place your tortilla on a hot pan or flat cooker.
Your tortilla is ready to be flipped over when the edges start rising.