noun, plural tor·til·las [tawr-tee-uh z; Spanish tawr-tee-yahs] /tɔrˈti əz; Spanish tɔrˈti yɑs/. Mexican Cookery.
Origin of tortilla
Examples from the Web for tortilla
Rodrigo de la Calle is the rare Spanish chef content to trade in his tortilla española for more creative gastronomical adventures.Rodrigo de la Calle Is Spain’s Vegetable Whisperer|Kara Cutruzzula|March 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To assemble taco place escabeche, fish and tartar sauce in a tortilla and garnish with cilantro and lime.
To assemble taco place crème fraiche, salsa, chicken, and plantains in a tortilla.
Maybe a bowl of tortilla soup to go with your steak, or some bacon-cheddar potato wedges to start?
Not all tapas need to be served warm, and Tortilla Española is proof.
The tortilla is then patted out into the form of a thin pancake and baked in an earthenware dish, or casuela.Mexico|Charles Reginald Enock
Victor I. stays right here as long as there's a Tortilla to king it over.The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories|Charles Weathers Bump
All were extremely hungry, as we had eaten nothing since morning except a tortilla or two with some eggs as we rode along.In Indian Mexico (1908)|Frederick Starr
The tortilla is said to be the most nutritious of all foods prepared from maize.On the Mexican Highlands|William Seymour Edwards
A tortilla is dried hulled corn ground on a stone and made into a sort of pancake, which is laid amongst the ashes and baked.
British Dictionary definitions for tortilla
Word Origin for tortilla
Word Origin and History for tortilla
1690s, from American Spanish tortilla, from Spanish, "a tart," literally "a little cake," diminutive of torta "cake," from Late Latin torta "flat cake" (see torte).