Heirloom White Olotillo Corn

Heirloom White Olotillo Corn

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(Video above^^^From Milpa to Mesa–translation: “From Corn Farm to Table”–is a preview of the kernel-to-masa process that turns heirloom corn into fresh masa.)

Our top-selling varietal, this olotillo is grown in the mountainous coastal region of Oaxaca and is the same corn we use to make our Masienda heirloom corn tortillas and Chef-Grade Masa Flour. We have found that it has a slightly higher natural oil content, making for a more concentrated, decadent corn flavor that lingers on your palate. Olotillo is a workhorse that will produce a balanced masa, no matter the final application; it contains a light, floury starch for a pillowy table tortilla and a dense enough body for making perfect tostadas, totopos and recipe tortillas (i.e., tortillas meant for enchiladas, enfrijoladas, etc.) that don’t absorb excess oil when fried.

By accepting delivery of the landrace maize or heirloom beans associated with this order, recipient acknowledges and confirms that this Masienda product shall not be propagated, cultivated or resold in strict accordance with the Nagoya Protocol and state sales tax regulations.

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5lb bag, 55lb bag

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  1. David Gancarz

    Muy sabrosa!

    David Gancarz (verified owner)

    This corn is very clean, and makes delicious masa. I do not have a proper grinder, but my ancient Robot Coupe is good enough to make a coarse grind for masa para tamal. I use enough chicken stock to let the Robot Coupe process the nixtamalized corn, then use half Crisco and half manteca de cerdo, sal, y baking powder, then the masa, then mexican crema fresco to make the tamale dough. The latter addition is courtesy of Fonda San Miguel, in Austin. Wonderful!

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      Masienda

      We’re so glad you enjoyed the corn, David! Wishing you many delicious tamales!!

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  2. Judith

    Beautiful and delicious

    Judith (verified owner)

    I’m a home made masa newbie, so don’t think that I am a corn expert as you read this. With that said, I love how the Olotillo masa I made yesterday, first time, turned out. The corn kernels themselves were clean, mostly uniform (as in no obvious or excessive deformed or “icky” looking kernels), smelled really nice, etc. When I nixtamalized the corn there were maybe ten floaters out of two pounds of corn, so I’m taking that as a good sign of quality. When all was said and done I was really pleased with my tortillas because they tasted amazing, and my family raved over them. I don’t know that we will be able to stand store bought tortillas now. We are hooked and seeing visions of all sorts of masa related pleasures in our future. Highly recommend, will definitely be back for more corn and cal. Thank you for great customer service too!

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      Masienda

      Thank you for your feedback, Judith! We’re thrilled you love the Olotillo Blanco and your family enjoyed! Please let us know if you ever have any questions and we will be happy to be of service. — Danielle

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