A flour tortilla is a type of soft, thin flatbread made from finely ground wheat flour from Mexico.

Originally derived from the corn tortilla, which is a type of thin, unleavened flat bread, made from finely ground maize (corn). In Guatemala and Mexico, there are three colors of maize dough for making tortillas: white maize, yellow maize and blue maize (or black maize).

Flour Tortillas

I’d always heard that making flour tortillas by hand is pretty simple, but I’d never tried it until recently, Using various ingredient combinations, I tested several batches of tortillas before arriving at a recipe that made just what I was looking for: light and...