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Tortilla Envy

haaamean Apr 13, 2009 05:47 PM

Here is what flour tortillas SHOULD look like.

I get these in Winter Garden, FL, the only place I've found in FL that has these....

These have plenty of "manteca" that crisps up when you heat them on a grill, and they taste amazing. Don't settle for the ones in your MegaMart

  1. Davwud Apr 13, 2009 06:08 PM

    I make my own. They don't look as nice but they taste awesome.


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    1. re: Davwud
      haaamean Apr 13, 2009 06:21 PM

      My only option before I found this place was to make my own, but these are just as good in my opinion.

      1. re: haaamean
        Davwud Apr 14, 2009 04:47 AM

        My kitchen is closer than Wintergarden Fla is too.


    2. bkhuna Apr 13, 2009 08:36 PM

      How about an address? Do they sell the big ones used for burritos?

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      1. re: bkhuna
        haaamean Apr 13, 2009 09:00 PM

        640 S Dillard St in Winter Garden, it's called El Tadeo next to Bravo.

        Bravo is a great store too.

        They only have one size, none for burritos...

        1. re: haaamean
          MazDee Apr 13, 2009 10:47 PM

          I'll bet they COULD make them bigger, if you asked. Dee

          1. re: MazDee
            haaamean Apr 14, 2009 07:51 AM

            I did. They're too busy making these. You could use these for burritos de machaca.

            To be honest, I can't see the fascination with burritos (other than machaca). I still have NEVER seen a burrito in Mexico (other than machaca).

            If you can hold meat, cheese, pico de gallo, and everything you need in a taco, why the necesity to go large. Just buy two taco totes...

            1. re: haaamean
              bkhuna Apr 15, 2009 07:57 PM

              The burrito (not the phony junk they sell at chipotles, tiajuana flats, et.al.) is ubiquitos at most taquerías in California. Or so in the hundred or so I've eaten at in my life and travels.

              1. re: bkhuna
                haaamean Apr 17, 2009 10:22 PM

                Yes, I agree, they're everywhere in CA. and in AZ, NM and just about every other state in the union.

                I've still never seen one in Mexico, which makes me wonder where they come from. My guess is Sonora, but as much as I've been around there, still no

                I'm just sayin...

                1. re: haaamean
                  MazDee Apr 18, 2009 02:21 AM

                  I have never seen one in México either, but I think Sonora is the place where flour tortillas originated. My theory is that some enterprising immigrant to California invented them. I loved burritos when I lived in San Francisco, and wouldn't mind having one this minute! But, they aren't Méxican food.

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