Flour tortillas are, broadly speaking, fine. They’re the epitome of middle-of-the-road, run-of-the-mill, vanilla ice cream, missionary position snacking - never likely to offend anyone, but equally unlikely to set your world on fire. While being boring is normally exactly what you need when you’re pressed for time, sometimes it pays to have something a little more exciting up your sleeve. This is where Costco’s latest culinary addition comes in.
The bulk-buying retailer has come up with a number of game-changing offers over the years, but one snack that’s been recently spotted may just take the cheesy biscuit. Instead of surrounding taco fillings in plain old flour, diners now have the option of wrapping their food in tortillas made of actual cheese. Who says you need a grater to enjoy a cheesy taco?
The wraps, which come from Folios, are made with “100% cheese” and are also both lactose and gluten-free. Available in packs of 10 or four, the tortilla alternatives come in Parmesan, Jarlsberg and Cheddar flavours, allowing cooks to mix and match as they see fit. As the Parmesan variety states on the packaging, “Creativity Awaits!”
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The new products were first identified by Instagrammer @sydgoesketo, who posted on the photo-sharing platform:
“I got these at my local Costco. They were in the cheese section by the dairy/meat. I think they’re super yummy and they work well cold especially with deli meat. They’re nice when you’re in a hurry and don’t have time to make your own cheese ‘tortilla.’”
The photo, which has been liked over 6,000 times since being first posted, suggests that the wraps may well prove a hit. However, another Instagrammer pointed out a slight design flaw after trying the wraps for themselves, writing:
“They are delicious!!! They fall apart when warm meat is added but I just ate with a fork. Can't wait to try with other fillings.”
Even though they sound tasty, this hand-held problem means that there’s still a place for ordinary tortillas. Still, it’s good to know that there’s an alternative if you’re feeling adventurous.