Tortilla

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A tortilla is a type of thin flatbread, typically made from corn or wheat.wikipedia
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Flatbread

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A tortilla is a type of thin flatbread, typically made from corn or wheat.

Torta

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In Spanish, "tortilla" means "small torta", or "small cake".

Taco

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Flour tortillas are commonly used in burritos, tacos, fajitas, and other Tex-Mex foods.
According to the Real Academia Española, publisher of Diccionario de la Lengua Española, the word taco describes a typical Mexican dish of a maize tortilla folded around food.

Fajita

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Flour tortillas are commonly used in burritos, tacos, fajitas, and other Tex-Mex foods.
A fajita in Tex-Mex and Mexican cuisine is any grilled meat that is usually served as a taco on a flour or corn tortilla.

Maize

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Tortillas made with maize (corn) are the oldest variety of tortilla, and remain very popular in Mexico and Central America.
Masa (cornmeal treated with limewater) is the main ingredient for tortillas, atole and many other dishes of Central American food.

Tex-Mex

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Flour tortillas are commonly used in burritos, tacos, fajitas, and other Tex-Mex foods.
Tex-Mex cuisine is characterized by its heavy use of shredded cheese, meat (particularly beef, pork and chicken), beans, peppers and spices, in addition to flour tortillas.

Latin American cuisine

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Some items typical of Latin American cuisine include maize-based dishes arepas, pupusas, tacos, tamales, tortillas and various salsas and other condiments (guacamole, pico de gallo, mole, chimichurri, chili, aji, pebre).

List of tortilla-based dishes

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This is a list of tortilla-based dishes and foods that use the tortilla as a primary ingredient.

Flour

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Wheat was not grown in the Americas prior to the arrival of Europeans, but is a common source of flour for tortillas today.

Chapati

Spanish language

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In Spanish, "tortilla" means "small torta", or "small cake".

Indigenous peoples

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It was first made by the indigenous peoples of Mesoamerica before European contact.

Mesoamerica

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It was first made by the indigenous peoples of Mesoamerica before European contact.

Aztecs

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The Aztecs and other Nahuatl speakers call tortillas tlaxcalli.

Nahuatl

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The Aztecs and other Nahuatl speakers call tortillas tlaxcalli.

Mexico

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Tortillas made with maize (corn) are the oldest variety of tortilla, and remain very popular in Mexico and Central America.

Central America

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Tortillas made with maize (corn) are the oldest variety of tortilla, and remain very popular in Mexico and Central America.

Wheat

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Wheat was not grown in the Americas prior to the arrival of Europeans, but is a common source of flour for tortillas today.

Leavening agent

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Flour tortillas usually contain fat, salt, often leavening agents such as baking powder, and other ingredients, but otherwise the preparation and cooking of flour tortillas on a comal is identical to that of corn tortillas.

Baking powder

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Flour tortillas usually contain fat, salt, often leavening agents such as baking powder, and other ingredients, but otherwise the preparation and cooking of flour tortillas on a comal is identical to that of corn tortillas.

Burrito

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Flour tortillas are commonly used in burritos, tacos, fajitas, and other Tex-Mex foods.

Sopaipilla

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Belizean cuisine

Cuisine of Belize
Breakfast often consists of sides of bread, flour tortillas, or fry jacks that are often homemade and eaten with various cheeses.