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Old 05-05-2008, 01:00 PM   #21
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living in Mexico, I have to say that in the areas that eat predominately tortillas as opposed to pan (bread), while the flour tortilla is available, the corn are much more desired. They even had a vote down here on which to use. It was a economic issue, not so much a personal preference
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Old 05-09-2008, 06:23 PM   #22
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That's a great suggestion, Aunt Dot. There is a really good video by the director Robert Rodriguez on YouTube where he shows how to make flour tortillas.
Beware! If you order a "tortilla" in Spain, you will be served an omlette.
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Actually, I just realized my Texan is showing. Unfortunately in Texas, Spanish and Mexican is often used interchangeably but clearly, there is a huge difference in the culture and the cuisine.
In NYC, it's Spanish and Puerto Rican. Anyone on the street who speaks Spanish is referred to as "a Spanish guy." It doesn't matter if s/he is Mexican, Puerto Rican, Hondouran, or Christopher Columbus himslef. If they speak Spanish, they ARE Spanish!
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