Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In pathology, pertaining to or of the nature of coma.
- Pertaining to or of the nature of a coma. See coma.
- adj. of certain seeds (such as cotton) having a tuft or tufts of hair
“The comal is still used on a daily basis in most homes, even if only to reheat commercial tortillas.”
“The colors and aromas of carefully arranged piles of fruit and vegetables, bundles of herbs, and all manner of corn dough-based food baking on the comal is not that much different from the descriptions given nearly five hundred years ago by the newly-arrived Europeans.”
“A version of this belief persists to this day, with some women believing that burning a tortilla on the comal is bad luck.”
“Maria, an immigrant and one of our dearest friends, is from rural Guanajuato; she says it makes no difference, "a comal is a comal".”
“However, unlike a quesadilla, or even a Mexican gordita, in which tortillas are cooked first then folded over a filling, pupusas are made by fully encasing the filling with uncooked dough, flattening, then grilling on a stovetop called a comal learned that from Señora Jones, too.”
“The comal is a round, clay Mexican grill, upon which señoras heat fresh hand-pressed tortillas.”
“The comal is a flat cast iron griddle that goes on the stovetop.”
“They are a treat in our family and we take it a step further by cooking the freshly-made corn tortilla on a "comal" then transferring the tortilla to hot oil for a quick fry.”
“The dough is then pattered in a circular form, tossed a little and placed on the "comal", over the fire to get cooked.”
“Imagine, it can contain 30, 40, or more ingredients, every one toasted on a comal and ground on a metate -- at least that's the way it was done in the old days!”
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