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Aug 25, 2010 05:22 PM

Arepas vs. pupusas? What is the difference?

I know they're made with different types of corn four. In the September 2007 issue of Gourmet, there are recipes for each. The pupusa recipe uses masa harina, which I'm familiar with, The arepa recipe calls for arepa flour. What is the difference between arepa flour and masa harina? Do pupusas and arepas taste substantially different?

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    1. Arepas taste like corn. Pupusas taste like home-made tortillas.