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Tortillas – and 6 Creative Ways To Use Them

Ah, the humble tortilla. It may well be made up of only a handful of everyday ingredients, but it’s a key addition to many a restaurant’s culinary offering. 

A mainstay of Spanish and South American cuisine, the tortilla originates from Mexico. While today they’re made from finely ground wheat flour, it derived from the corn tortilla, and was traditionally made from cornflour. To prepare a wrap of this kind, an unleavened water-based dough is pressed and cooked, before being served in a host of exciting ways.

Like the unleavened bread popular in Semitic, eastern Mediterranean and southern Asian countries, tortillas tend to be smaller and thinner. They even go by different names, depending on where you are in the world; in India, for instance, the tortilla is known as a ‘roti’.

Of course, there are plenty of serving suggestions where tortillas are concerned – and we have three sizes of wrap to choose from here at Fairway Foodservice. Here are those sizes and our corresponding serving suggestions. Plus, make sure you read on for more information about the Fairway tortilla range.

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Try chipotle chicken and avocado, or chimichurri pork and pineapple salsa tapas. Vegetarians and vegans will enjoy a pulled barbecue jackfruit variation.
Huevos Rancheros

Huevos Rancheros, a popular breakfast dish of egg in a tortilla cup, complemented by smashed avocado and spicy beans.



Cut into triangle and lightly fry the 10” tortilla wraps. Smother a generous stack of tortilla chips with cheese, refried beans, guacamole, sour cream and salsa

Banana Burritos

Featuring a banana and Nutella, wrapped in a tortilla wrap, crisp fried and with a good dollop of vanilla ice cream on top


Tortilla Pizza

Try a Mexican tortilla pizza, topped with manchego and chorizo. Serve with a tasty black bean salad.

Rice Filled Fajita

Wrap rice, guacamole, refried beans, cheese, lettuce, sour cream, coleslaw, pico de gallo and peppers

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