9 04, 2019

Corn Tortillas

Corn Tortillas What are Corn Tortillas? Corn tortillas are a round, thin, unleavened bread made with coarse masa flour (ground, dried and sifted masa dough) or “flourless” fresh masa made from corn that has been treated with lime in a process called nixtamalization. Due to their large surface area and small thickness, [...]

9 04, 2019

Flour Tortillas

Flour Tortillas What are Flour Tortillas? Flour tortillas are flat and circular breads used as the base for traditional Mexican foods such as tacos, burritos, quesadillas and enchiladas. They are usually eaten warm with a topping that may include cheese, meat, and a variety of spicy sauces. Flour tortillas are different from [...]

27 11, 2018

BAKED in Science S2E21: Tortillas

What’s one of the fastest growing areas of the baking industry with lots of room for innovation and new products? Tortillas! From wraps to tacos to chips, tortillas are big right now. In fact, the global tortilla market is projected to reach over $48 billion at a CAGR of 5.10% by 2023. So to help [...]

26 07, 2018

Tortillas

Tortillas Tortillas are flat, thin, light-colored, round breads, made from corn or wheat. Depending on the region, they may vary in size from 6-30 cm. Along with tacos, burritos and enchiladas, they are considered a staple food for most people in Mexico and Central America. In the U.S., wheat flour tortillas [...]

13 11, 2017

Is Masa Flour the Next Big Thing?

I’m a big fan of masa flour. Not just because of all the delicious things it’s used in like tortillas, chips, taco shells, tamales…the list goes on. But because it also has increased bioavailability of niacin, improved protein quality, increased calcium levels, and reduced mycotoxin content. Another plus, it's naturally gluten-free! So if you’re looking for a gluten-free product, masa [...]

23 05, 2017

Masa

Masa Also known as Corn Flour What is Masa? Masa is a dough made from ground corn that has been cooked in alkali. The wet masa dough is dried and ground, resulting in corn masa flour or masa harina. Masa is a staple food for many Latin Americans including individuals of Mexican [...]

11 01, 2017

Baking Technology

Baking Technology Lallemand VitaD® Yeast Lallemand VitaD® Yeast offer every baker the possibility to make bread a daily vegetarian source of Vitamin D. It is gluten-free and grown from non-GMO Yeast strains. Learn more at www.lallemandbaking.com. Enrich Bread with Vitamin D Lallemand has developed a process that allows bakers yeast to naturally [...]

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