A torta is a sandwich made with a telera (a soft, round roll) or a bolillo (a crustier oblong bread, which is soft and white on the inside). The bread can be filled with any type of meat, but I love the chicken version because it’s good for you, messy to eat, and so delicious.
Bolillos next to the Tortilla is a staple to Mexico. Nearly every villiage has a Bakery and every bakery makes Bolillos, Fabulous for breakfast with a little butter and fresh fruit. Bolillos go stale quickly and are at their best right from the oven . Great for any meal where you want a crisp roll
These crispy- crusted rolls, a favorite with foreign visitors to Mexico, are also known as tortas, after the hefty sandwiches that are often made with them, and teleras when they are scored in three sections. Adopted 9/06