January 11, 2018
In its industrial form, a tortilla is basically an edible plate. But when you get to the heart of a great tortilla, one made with native varieties of corn by traditional methods, you find something special. As the CEO of Masienda tortilla company, Jorge Gaviaria is an expert on the difference between commodity corn tortillas and artisan tortillas. He shared his thoughts with Francis Lam as they sampled a few tortillas from both ends of the spectrum.