Saturday, April 25, 2009

Giddy for Gorditas

On the hottest day of the year, CC brought a buttload of yummy gorditas (or "little fat ones") for a picnic in the park. Made of masa harina (aka corn flour), the thick tortillas come packed with tasty fillings ranging from marinated ground beef and cactus or beans and cheese to CC's fave: green chiles and chicharron (pork rind).

Accompanied by a dice of mangoes and pineapples, these baked treats made me rethink lunch as the throwaway meal of the day.

Of course, it—along with the summery weather—made going back to work a very hard thing to do ...

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