Tucson Botanical Gardens: Nixtamal – Homemade Tortillas de Maiz
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.
- Audience: Adult
- Genre: Arts, Culture & Social Science, Chemistry & Physics
- Type: Workshop