Similar to sopes or huaraches, memlas are grilled thin masa cakes topped with beans, salsa, cabbage, guacamole and cheese. The toppings vary from recipe to recipe and its a good recipe to improvise using your favorites.
This recipe version is from Gourmet Magazine, 2001.
Recipe for Candied Jalapeno Chiles. You can use these peppers as a condiment with a soft cheese such as Chevre, or to stuff in a sandwich.
This recipe reduces the fat compared to fried chips but still provides for a nice tasty tortilla chip. Tortillas can be cut into wedges for dipping or in strips for use in tortilla soup or chilequiles.