Source: Fabulous Food Associations

Corn Tortilla With Fresh Flower Petals
Easy and fast tortillas with flowers.
Serves: 20
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15-25 minutes


1 pound mesa corn flour
4 teaspoons salt
water, cold
edible flowers, petals only

Mix together flour and salt in medium mixing bowl. Slowly add water, as needed, and knead gently until a smooth dry masa is formed.

Remove small piece, roll into a ball (about half size of a golf ball). Continue to do so until all masa is used. Next, take a tortilla press and between 2 pieces of plastic, place a masa ball and press half way.

Now open, remove plastic from show side of tortilla, lay petals on half-pressed tortilla, recover with plastic, and finish pressing. Remove tortilla and place it between 2 pieces of wax paper.

Continue process until all masa is used. On a warm griddle remove 1 piece of wax paper and place raw tortilla on griddle. Cook on one side until golden brown, about 45 seconds, then turn over and cook for 1 more minute; serve.