How do a Spanish tortilla?
Hi there! The most popular spanish tortilla is the one with potatoes. You have to fry some sliced onions and cut potates (cut as in small cubes) in some olive oil. When they are cooked throw the beated eggs in the same souce pan and after 3 or 4 minutes turn it around (you can use a plate the same size of the pan). Don't forget to put some salt! Enjoy!
A Mexican tortilla is either made from mainly flour or corn and is a flat type of bread (pan). A spanish tortilla (Spain) is similar to the American omelette. There are several types of Spanish tortillas depending on what is placed in them, or there is a tortilla de patatas which is like a potato cake made from eggs and potatoes that is seasoned with usually either bacon, vegetables, onion or tuna.
If you want an "American-style omelette" in a Spanish speaking country, i.e. where there is a thin layer of egg, then peppers or cheese, and then another thin layer of egg above, you should ask for a "tortilla francesa", literally "a French omelette". If you just say "tortilla", you will get a Spanish tortilla which is egg and potato or, in Latin America, you will get flat breads made from corn-meal.
It depends on the type of tortilla. A flour or maize meal tortilla has virtually none. A Spanish tortilla has fat because essentially it's a type of omelette made with beaten egg poured over cooked potatoes, lightly fried chillis , perhaps some chorizo and cooked on the hob until set and browned; Tortilla di patates often shortened in Spain to tortilla is also known as Spanish omelette.
A tortilla is a type of soft, thin flatbread made from finely ground wheat flour. Originally derived from the corn tortilla, a bread of maize which predates the arrival of Europeans to the Americas. The native Nahuatl (Aztec) name for these was tlaxcalli. The Spanish gave them the name tortilla. Torta is a Spanish word meaning cake . Mix the words Torta and tlaxcalli and you get tortilla. Which in Spanish cis also said to…
It depends which kind of tortilla we're talking about. If you mean a Mexican tortilla (meaning a soft flatbread made of corn meal or wheat), the answer is no. If you're craving those during Passover, our family makes a Pesadic version by rolling cheese and vegetables up into a carefully soaked matzah. If, however, you meant a Spanish tortilla (meaning an omelet with potatoes and cheese ) then yes! We often make these ourselves during…