a little something raw

upon request i am sharing the beloved tortilla recipe.  i make these regularly.  they are my bread.  i enjoy them with peanut butter and honey.  i wrap them around salad.  cover them with pesto.  stuff them with sprouts.  i enjoy sitting on my steps in the sun and having a huge salad with tortillas. (even in the winter!)  you can try to picture me with my green pooffie coat, half-way laced up mukluks, and my red hat, eating a tortilla.

these tortillas are very simple to make.  you can play and tweak the recipe to your own liking.  mark, the father of my children, played around and perfected this one.  i have been enjoying them ever since.

raw sun seed tortillas

2 cups sunflower seeds                                                                                                                      1 bag frozen organic corn (no gmo!)                                                                                                 2 cups ground flax (or chia) seed                                                                                                  two pinches of hing                                                                                                                             1 tsp cumin                                                                                                                                          1 tsp paprika                                                                                                                                        1 or so Tablespoons of sea salt                                                                                                          3 cups of water                                                                                                                                  blend in high-powered blender until smooth                                                                         spread onto teflex sheets…usually 3                                                                                          dehydrate overnight                                                                                                                        flip (remove teflex sheets)                                                                                                            and dehydrate until still malleable but not gooey.                                                                           enjoy!

i love sharing food.  giving food away.  bartering food for childcare.  eating food with other people.  eating food outside.  i often think of a quote by the Buddha and it goes something like this… if you knew what i knew you wouldn’t go a meal without sharing.  i don’t yet know what he knows.  yet i still try to share as much as i can.

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4 thoughts on “a little something raw

    1. hing, my lovely friend, is also known as asafoetida. but that is harder to say and harder to spell. either way it is my “secret” ingredient. i get mine from frontier spice. it has a very strong odor. i enjoy it. and i use it as a garlic replacement. it is used quite a bit in indian cooking i think. you might not want too many pinches. it’s potent.
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asafoetida

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