Classic Nahuatl - Noun:

1. Smoke, fog, mist

Welcome to Poctli - On this site I explore gastronomy, culture, recipes, as related to being a Mexican American. It has taken me years to understand the nuances of a comal de barro and how it delicately cooks chiles to perfection. Or why a tortilla needs to be flipped three times in order to puff into a whimsical flatbread. I'm ready to share this with you.

Tortillas de harina

Tortillas cooking on a comal.

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