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A corn tortilla is a type of thin, unleavened flatbread made from finely ground cornmeal. They are a staple food in many Latin American cultures. Tortillas are used as an ingredient in many dishes, such as tacos, enchiladas, and burritos.
The earliest evidence of tortillas dates back to 10,000 BC in the highlands of Mexico. The Aztecs and Mayans used them as a form of currency, and they were also used as sacrificial offerings to the gods.
Tortillas were traditionally made by women, who would grind the corn by hand and then shape it into a flatbread. The tortillas would then be cooked on a comal, a flat clay griddle.
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