Farrah's Burrito Tortillas are light and fluffy, smooth-edged with softness you can feel. The golden toast marks are the result of traditional baking, over an open flame, just like the Aztecs did in Mexico all those years ago. Tasty and versatile, they're the perfect partner for burritos, quesadillas or in a huge range of Mexican recipes.
I love Farrah wraps, they're always so soft, flexible, versatile and most of all, they don't break under pressure of the weight of a good meal. My first impression was that these particular wraps looked like the perfect size for my family, the bigger ones are just too cumbersome for my kids and certainly never can be finished by my youngest. Getting one of these wraps though, I was very hopeful that they would be just right for her to eat.
Unintentionally, the meat I cooked up to go in the wrap ended up very watery due to the chopped tomatoes, and so I was very concerned that the wraps would disintegrate on me and all over the show. Well, they did NOT! Not a single tear, rip or hole came about and even though it felt a bit touch and go to begin with, the wraps held together beautifully and didn't look any of their filling. My kids were easily able to 'nappy wrap' their own meals and delighted at not only how easy it was, but that their wraps didn't break apart like the last wraps they had had. This size was perfect for my youngest child, though she did seem to have a little trouble with it chewing wise, she was able to finish the entire wrap.
I am fully converted, I know I can get more wraps out of the cheaper brand but they just have no where near the class or quality that Farrahhas.
I really think Farrah's have really got something going very well with their range of wraps, they have thought outside the box and added lots of flavours, grains and different sizes to their range to cater for the market. These burrito wraps are well made, soft, easily rolled but still manage to stay intact; making them a perfect wrap around a hot mince burrito mixture.
The packet had a generous amount of ten tortillas in it, and I noted that the packet was colour coded to it's corresponding spice mix which was a very smart idea. I was a bit disappointed that the bag did not have a freshness seal on it, but after thinking about it, I wondered if Farrahs had decided to forgo this as the tortillas should be eaten in one sitting.
These tortillas are very versatile, so much so that I ended up using the last three unused extra tortilla left over after having our burritos as pizza bases the following night. They once again lived up to their promise and stayed intact and crisped up nicely cooked with our favourite pizza toppings - even canned spaghetti topping for the kids! I think families will not go past these tortillas for their versatility and taste. A quick search of Google gives you so many choices, a great way to get all the family involved in cooking.
Farrah's Mexican Tortillas - Burrito are a perfectly blended wrap. I love how easy they are to pull apart and how easy they are to use, the no cracks and splits are great as making a wrap or tortilla and it breaks is the worst. When I opened the bag I did notice though that you can reseal the bag up again, so if you don't use the whole 10 in one sitting you would have to glad wrap them up afterwards. I do however like the packaging and the yummy picture on the front showing a tortilla being made.
I like how on the back as well have some directions and suggestions on how to use them. It also gives pictures of the amazing spice mixes can get to make the burritos, taco or nachos with. These tortillas are great and I would use them again. I made some yummy burritos with them, and my son really liked them. My son liked how they did not crack and he found them easy to eat with. Some other brands we have used in the past have cracked and split and have ended up just being a massive mess on his plate.
I also really like how these are amazing for school lunches I had a couple left over from dinner so I made my son a wrap for school, adding lettuce, cheese and some ham. He really enjoyed it and said was better than having bread, as he gets over having sandwiches for lunch. I like how easy it is to make and the wrap in glad wrap, the glad wrap sticks to the tortillas well. These would be great to take camping over summer time, but my only moan would be the non re seal tab as that would be awesome for storage, apart from that, yum.
Wraps and tacos are a regular occurrence in our house as I often have late nights at work and meals such as this are always quick and easy to prepare, while being light and healthy. Tonight I teamed the Farrah's Mexican Torillas - Burrito with the Farrah's Mesican Burrito mix.
I cooked up a mixture of chicken, capsicum, red onion, garlic, lime juice and the burrito mix. I also cut up some lettuce and spinach leaves for putting inside the wraps too. As the mixture was cooking I read the back of the packet to find out how to heat the wraps up. The packet certainly is bright and eye catching and I like that they have a recipe suggestion on the back. Once I found the instruction panel (among everything else on the packet it seemed a little hidden but definitely there!) I opened up the packet ready to heat the wraps required for our dinner. Being only two of us I didn't need to heat all 10 so just pulled 4 out of the packet. I was surprised at how easy this was. Other wrap brands we have had have been really hard to separate, often resulting in tears in the wraps. The Farrah wraps certainly didn't stick together and appeared light and fluffy. I put them in the microwave for 10 seconds as instructed before putting them on the chopping board to fill. I placed all of the ingredients in before folding the bottom up and then wrapping the sides around to close the wrap. The wraps folded with ease and there were no tears, cracks or splits which you often get with other brands of wraps too. It certainly makes it easier to eat when the wrap doesn't fall apart from small tears appearing!
My husband and I both enjoyed our dinner and will definitely be looking for the Farrah wraps in the future. One of the best things is that the packet states they are suitable to be kept in an air tight container for up to five days, or can be frozen for up to 3 months which means we will get another dinner meal plus a lunch out of them. Makes it far more worth the money when they cover multiple meals for us. Thanks Farrah and KIWIreviews.
When it comes to buying wraps you can never go past Farrah's, as there wraps are far superior compared to other brands on the market. Farrah's wraps are always light and fluffy and oh so fresh. They are so easy to work with and to use as they never crack, split, rip or tear when rolled any which way, making them super versatile. Seeing a new range of Farrah's wraps on the market made me super excited as I am always looking for new amazing products to try from the brands I know and love.
The flame baked burrito tortillas come in a pack of 10, the packaging is as usual bright and eye catching and gives an example of a yummy product that can be created using these wraps. Upon opening up this pack I did notice that this bag is not resealable like many of the other Farrah's wraps are which I was a little disappointed in as 10 wraps are a lot of wraps to be using all at once, none the less I popped these into a snaplock bag so that they will stay fresh.
I had seen a recipe for making apple pie tacos which I had been wanting to try, and these tortilla wraps proved to be perfect for these as I felt they seemed a little softer and fluffier than other wraps in the range. Using a round cutter I cut 2 circles from each wrap and fried them in some hot oil until they were beginning to crisp up, then I folded them in half to create a shape of a taco shell while they finished off crisping up and going golden. these were then coated in a mixture of cinnamon and caster sugar and filled with a chunky sweet apple filling. These were absolutely amazing served with salted caramel ice cream and my family couldn't get enough of them, even Miss 3 loved them. I loved that the tortilla wraps made for a nice light dessert which was a nice change from eating apple pie made with pastry.
With the leftover pieces from the apple pie tacos I made some tortilla chips in the oven which I brushed with garlic butter, these turned out crisp and delicious and went great served with hummus and guacamole dips, they were a great snack for Miss 3 and perfect for eating while watching a movie.
Of course these had to be used to make burritos and I must report they worked well and tasted amazing topped with some mince, rice, salad greens, tomato, cheese, avocado and sour cream. They were just the right size to hold and eat comfortably and I loved that they didn't fall apart, or leak liquids out of them which meant no soggy wraps!
These certainly are another great Farrah's product which I would love to team up and try again using the new Farrah's burrito spice mix. 10/10 from me.
I recently bought myself a sandwich press - of all the dinky "small appliances" that have come and go through my kitchen cupboards over the years, it's the one thing I always felt I should get "one of these days" - so... I did it. Prompted, in no small part, by a desire to try making quesadillas with some of the wraps I got for review. Never having made them before, I was going to be winging it every step - fillings and methodology.
The biggest worries I had were the wraps burning or blistering before I got the fillings in and the top wrap on, or the fillings spilling out everywhere and making a huge mess... so I kinda cheated and instead of making a traditional quesadilla - with a flat wrap on top and bottom sandwiching the fillings - I made two taco-dillas - each wrap folded in half and filled. Not only did this solve both concerns - I could make them on the chopping board and place them in the press ready-filled, but also the fillings had one less direction they could spread - but when it came time to eat them, I didn't even need to cut them, once they had cooled down a bit I was able to eat them mess-free!
The wraps proved to be sturdy enough to hold themselves together even folded AND toasted - a state that would have lower-quality wraps splitting and cracking like... well, like taco shells - yet they were crispy and gave a satisfying crunch as I bit into them. Taste and texture combined into a glorious meal that has inspired me to experiment with other fillings. I may even make burrito-beef quesadillas next! I just have to remember to pop into the butchers for some good beef mince.
Overall, despite not using these to make burritos - the one Mexican dish I always struggle to eat cleanly - I really enjoyed these wraps. They are big enough to be filling but small enough to fit in a sandwich press or frying pan, a perfect size. Having 10 in a pack means a good meal for the whole family from a single pack, with plenty left over to cover the last-minute guest/s that can sometimes pop up as we get closer to Christmas and the BBQ season.
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Pastry(50%):, Wheat Flour, Pastry Margarine [Beef Fat, Palm Oil, Water, Salt, Emulsifier(471,322 (soybean lecithin), Acidity Regulator (500,330), Colour (160a), Antioxidant (320)(contains palm nut and soybean products), Water], Filling (50%):, Water, Lamb (28%), Breadcrumbs [Wheat Flour, Water, Yeast, Salt, Vegetable Oil, Sugar, Vegetable Fibre, Soy Flour, Gluten, Emulsifier (481,472e,471), Acidity Regulator (341,263)], Cheese (milk product)(4.7%), Textured Soybean Protein, Salt, Flavour [Flavour Enhancer (621,627,631), milk product)], Spices
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