General English


  • A thick omelette usually consisting of fried sweet onion and potatoes bound together with egg and shallow-fried on both sides.
  • A thin pancake made from a dough of masa harina or tortilla flour, shaped and flattened by hand and cooked on both sides on a griddle until dry. May be salted and eaten after rolling in place of bread or filled and rolled as tacos or enchiladas. Not to be confused with the Spanish tortilla.


  • noun a thin flat Mexican bread, cooked on a hot griddle and eaten folded, with a filling