National Geographic : 1922 Nov
486 THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE THE TRUE STAFF OF LIFE IN MEXICO Wherever one goes in Mexico tortillas are stacked up awaiting purchasers, or are being eaten, or are in the course of preparation. A few centavos will buy a handful of these cakes of half-raw, lime-tasting dough. The appetite for them is distinctly an acquired one, but, once acquired, it stays on. There are few things more delicious than a tortilla that has been twice roasted, so that it breaks crisply in the fingers.