Nixtamal: Homemade Tortillas de Maiz – In-person

Learn the process of Nixtamalización in this hands-on class, following from the process of cooking, cleaning and grinding the grain to prepare masa para tortillas de maíz, or corn tortilla dough. Each student will have the opportunity to prepare tortillas with the masa, as well as take grain home to prepare their own small batch of fresh masa.

This class takes place in-person in the Education Classroom here at the Gardens.

Participants must provide proof of vaccination for all in-person classes.

Participants must wear a mask during class in the Education Classroom.

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Details

All materials will be provided. Participants will receive a list of ingredients and recipe prior to the class.

This class takes place in-person in the Education Classroom here at the Gardens.

Participants must provide proof of vaccination for all in-person classes.

Participants must wear a mask during class in the Education Classroom.

 

 

Date: 02/03/2022

Time: 1pm to 4pm

Price: $75

Class availability limitations: None

Instructor

Minerva Orduño Rincón

Minerva Orduño Rincón

Minerva Orduño Rincón trained and worked as an architect before redirecting into the culinary field where she has spent the last decade. She was born and raised in Hermosillo, in the northern Mexican state of Sonora, lived in southern Spain, and in various cities throughout the US. Her primary culinary focus is on Sonoran food and the hybridization of cuisines and cultures in the borderland region. She has written for the Phoenix New Times as well as various online publications. She occasionally blogs at www.cucumbersandlimes.com.