The existence of tortillas goes way back. According to Mayan legend, tortillas were invented by a farmer to satisfy his famished king. Tortillas have been used for many centuries since in all parts of Mexico.
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Traditional Mexican tortillas were made by hand. Corn dough (masa) was patted down into thin pancake shapes and grilled on earthenware utensils. The 1940’s and 1950’s saw the development of the first mechanized production of tortillas. A modern tortilla maker can produce over 50,000 tortillas per hour.
Nowadays, Mexican tortillas can be found in markets throughout North America. Thousands of restaurants ranging from fast-food outlets to elegant five star restaurants serve tortillas in variety of ways from wrap sandwiches to the chicken quesadillas and beef enchiladas. Burritos are more recent creation from Northern Mexico and are easily found in the frozen food section of any supermarket in North America.
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Aliments Mejicano makes it easy for you to enjoy savory dishes without sacrificing good nutrition. Try our whole wheat or multigrain tortilla with the heart-healthy benefits of olive oil with your next wrap or chicken tortilla. Here are some additional tips for healthy eating: