How to Make Homemade Flour Tortillas without a Press
Sometimes I think I make things harder for myself. I mean, there was leftover chicken that I could’ve just packed up in my daughter’s lunch box, but noooo. I had the idea that I wanted to make her tortilla chicken pizzas. Easy enough right? I go to the pantry and there are no tortillas. What?! I swear I just bought some. I could’ve gone to the store, but I had the ingredients to make some and decided that tonight would be the night to give tortilla making a shot.
So, I went on the hunt to find a tortilla recipe and video. I found the video below that walked me through the process of tortilla making. I know all you experienced tortilla makers are probably laughing at me right now, but I just wasn’t exposed to this stuff growing up in Hawaii. I mean, I’m Japanese so tortilla making is kind of a foreign thing. Ask me how to make rice and I’m good. Anyway, here is the video I used to help me along.
I Use a Silpat mat, which allows the tortilla peel right off.
Finished tortillas – soft and light browned.