[Sca-cooks] First Recipe from Libro di cucina/ Libro per cuoco, in parts

Antonia di Benedetto Calvo dama.antonia at gmail.com
Wed Feb 10 22:45:52 PST 2010

Arianwen ferch Arthur wrote:
> (Too) many years ago, when I was first teaching, I taught in Australia and there I had to work with recipes for corn starch, (American corn = maize so I have always thought of corn starch as made from maize) There, however I discovered that "corn" is like cereal  the edible seeds of cultivated grasses and that corn starch there was made from wheat...


Corn flour is from maize (ie, what N. Americans call corn starch).  
"Wheaten corn flour" is wheat starch.

What do you mean "recipes for corn starch"?

Antonia di Benedetto Calvo

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