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James D Young
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4 November 2014 Nixtamalized Corn Tortillas. 4 November 2014 Nixtamalized Corn Tortillas.
Tortillas were made from my own Indian corn mixed with commercial flour.Here is the process of making the tortillas from the masa produced as described in the following paragraph.

The corn was ground in a blender and made a perfect base for mixing the dough to make tortillas. Here is the masa making procedure. 3 November 2014 Grinding Nixtamal to Masa 3 November 2014 Grinding Nixtamal to Masa Most pople buy the commercial produced flour to make tortillas, due to ease of making,and the difficulty of grinding the nixtamal with existing hand grinders. This hybrid system solves the problem of grinding wet nixtamalized corn called nixtamal. The method is readily adapted for grinding other wet grains for use in some baking practices.
 
miguel sanchez
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Hello I'm interested nixtamalation have you tried this process on other grains.. And also where did you find the quicklime?
 
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