Pupusas with Beans and Cheese
These savory stuffed corn cakes have a long history in El Salvador and Honduras. But for a version that even a rookie could pull off, we had to bring in some new techniques.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
Hydrating the masa harina with boiling rather than room-temperature water allowed the starches in the flour to absorb it more quickly and completely, resulting in a well-hydrated dough that was easy to work with and didn't dry out when cook...