‘Tortilla movement’ seeks to restore Mexico’s iconic food

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‘Tortilla movement’ seeks to restore Mexico’s iconic food

Chef Jesus Saldivar feeds ground corn through the tortilla-making machine at El Pujol Mill on April 9 in the Condesa neighborhood of Mexico City. The shop is part of a new tortilla movement launched by a handful of chefs, restaurants and organizations to restore and popularize authentic tortillas, made of only corn, water and lime or calcium carbonate.
Chef Jesus Saldivar feeds ground corn through the tortilla-making machine at El Pujol Mill in the Condesa neighborhood of Mexico City, Tuesday, April 9, 2019. The shop is part of a new tortilla movement launched by a handful of chefs, restaurants and organizations to restore and popularize authentic tortillas, made of only corn, water and lime or calcium carbonate.
Chef Jesus Saldivar kneads ground, red corn before feeding it into the tortilla-making machine at El Pujol Mill in the Condesa neighborhood of Mexico City, Tuesday, April 9, 2019. The shop is part of a new tortilla movement launched by a handful of chefs, restaurants and organizations to restore and popularize authentic tortillas, made of only corn, water and lime or calcium carbonate.
Chef Jesus Saldivar removes freshly made tortillas from the tortilla making machine at El Pujol Mill in the Condesa neighborhood of Mexico City, Tuesday, April 9, 2019. The shop is part of a new tortilla movement launched by a handful of chefs, restaurants and organizations to restore and popularize authentic tortillas, made of only corn, water and lime or calcium carbonate.
A cook displays corn kernels left to soak overnight in water and “kal,” for the traditional Mexican “nixtamalization” process for the making of tortillas at El Pujol Mill in the Condesa neighborhood of Mexico City, Tuesday, April 9, 2019. The shop is part of a new tortilla movement launched by a handful of chefs, restaurants and organizations to restore and popularize authentic tortillas, made of only corn, water and lime or calcium carbonate.

‘Tortilla movement’ seeks to restore Mexico’s iconic food

Chef Jesus Saldivar feeds ground corn through the tortilla-making machine at El Pujol Mill on April 9 in the Condesa neighborhood of Mexico City. The shop is part of a new tortilla movement launched by a handful of chefs, restaurants and organizations to restore and popularize authentic tortillas, made of only corn, water and lime or calcium carbonate.
Chef Jesus Saldivar feeds ground corn through the tortilla-making machine at El Pujol Mill in the Condesa neighborhood of Mexico City, Tuesday, April 9, 2019. The shop is part of a new tortilla movement launched by a handful of chefs, restaurants and organizations to restore and popularize authentic tortillas, made of only corn, water and lime or calcium carbonate.
Chef Jesus Saldivar kneads ground, red corn before feeding it into the tortilla-making machine at El Pujol Mill in the Condesa neighborhood of Mexico City, Tuesday, April 9, 2019. The shop is part of a new tortilla movement launched by a handful of chefs, restaurants and organizations to restore and popularize authentic tortillas, made of only corn, water and lime or calcium carbonate.
Chef Jesus Saldivar removes freshly made tortillas from the tortilla making machine at El Pujol Mill in the Condesa neighborhood of Mexico City, Tuesday, April 9, 2019. The shop is part of a new tortilla movement launched by a handful of chefs, restaurants and organizations to restore and popularize authentic tortillas, made of only corn, water and lime or calcium carbonate.
A cook displays corn kernels left to soak overnight in water and “kal,” for the traditional Mexican “nixtamalization” process for the making of tortillas at El Pujol Mill in the Condesa neighborhood of Mexico City, Tuesday, April 9, 2019. The shop is part of a new tortilla movement launched by a handful of chefs, restaurants and organizations to restore and popularize authentic tortillas, made of only corn, water and lime or calcium carbonate.
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