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Do tamales and tortillas start from the same masa flour? Planning to make some for first time tomorrow.

asked by jwlucas over 3 years ago
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1e78f34c-0999-4079-bd2c-c519a9101b4a--stringio
added over 3 years ago

Yes, as long as u know you will be making corn tortillas, and if you don't have a tortilla press you can use a frying pan to flatten them, because a thick corn tortilla just isn't that great, speaking from experience ;p

5ba86c99-9458-4f29-aba0-0796577d2cea--jwl_001
added over 3 years ago

I should have been more clear. I will be making tamales today. I have masa I've used previously to make tortillas. Is this the same flour I need for tamales?

23b88974-7a89-4ef5-a567-d442bb75da04--avatar
added over 3 years ago

Yes!

5ba86c99-9458-4f29-aba0-0796577d2cea--jwl_001
added over 3 years ago

Thank you