|What are they?||Mexican dish prepared with tortillas folded in half. Inside each folded tortilla goes the filling.||A gringa is a type of quesadilla. However, unlike the normal quesadilla, the gringa is prepared with two tortillas arranged in parallel (like a sandwich).|
|Do they have cheese?||There is a great debate around this topic.
The truth is that there are quesadillas made only with cheese (the “original” quesadilla), quesadillas with cheese and another ingredient, and quesadillas with only the ingredient and no cheese.
|Yes, unless the person who is going to consume it prefers to do it without cheese.|
|type of tortilla||As for the quesadillas, these can have a flour tortilla (northern Mexico) or corn (central and southern Mexico).||The gringas, on the other hand, are always made with a flour tortilla.|
|Ingredients (filling)||They may or may not have cheese and also other ingredients such as squash blossoms, beef, chicken (tinga), mushrooms, chorizo or longaniza, among many others.||The “original” gringa is made with al pastor meat as a filling. However, almost all taquerias or establishments offer gringas with other ingredients such as roast beef or longaniza.|
|How are they heated?||Fried or cooked on the griddle.||Heated on the griddle or griddle. When an employee takes money or items from their workplace|