Tortillas and guac any day in May

Tortillas on the Griddle Back in her homeland of Mexico, Eva Rojas grew up on corn tortillas made with fresh masa. She learned to love the textured tradition of the family diet, and ate tortillas dressed with everything from avocados to tomatoes. She still savors warm tortillas, and prepares them at home in her Cold […]

Test this tortilla tip

Vegie fans – the kids have cast their votes: tortillas stuffed with grilled broccoli rock! Wrap this up in a few quick steps. Cut broccoli into single stalk pieces. Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil. Season with ground cumin, salt and pepper. Grill broccoli until crisp. Wrap broccoli in fresh tortillas. Crunch! We’re keeping this one […]

Breakfast at . . .

home. Our neighbors treated us to their home-prepped breakfast burritos a few weeks ago. We tried our own hand at it this weekend.  The tortillas: H-E-B whole wheat which cost about $.23 each.  With seven eggs, 1/2 cup fresh spinach, 1/4 cup shredded cheddar and 1/2 cup diced sirloin (seasoned and grilled the night before), we […]

Boxed to go – back to school lunch tip

The kids are taking lunches to school this year and they’re into their second week of brown bag meals. Have you boxed anything to go lately? We can’t seem to exhaust our excitement for fresh Texas tortillas. Spread tortillas with hummus, roll, and store in a sandwich bag or box.

Tortilla flats . . . welcome to Austin

The new cookery is not quite up and running but we’ve almost arrived. Austin rates off the charts. We are digging in with our forks and spoons and checking out the local scene. I’m counting my coins–as always–and spending my money on bread.  The boys love the warm tortilla samples at HEB And we’ve learned how to prepare them at home like […]