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 [...]

22 01, 2018

BAKED in Science

BAKED in Science Time to get BAKED in Science! Setting up shop where baking and science meet, this podcast is focused on all the technical aspects of the commercial baking industry. It covers everything from food safety, ingredient and equipment solutions and innovation. With guests from all corners of the industry, talking on some [...]

7 06, 2015

Cornmeal

Cornmeal What is Cornmeal? Cornmeal is a coarsely milled product obtained from dried corn (maize) kernels. It is the mid-size fraction of ground corn and is available in various colors (blue, purple, yellow and white) depending on the corn color itself. It is gluten-free and the basic component of many food and [...]

7 06, 2015

Amaranth Flour

Amaranth Flour What is Amaranth Flour? Amaranth flour is a specialty flour derived from the amaranth, a plant native to Mesoamerica that’s cultivated throughout North and South America. The flour of this small pseudocereal is typically used in specialty, multigrain baking mixes. It can also be used in flat and leavened breads [...]

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