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

David Friedman ddfr at daviddfriedman.com
Fri Feb 12 13:10:31 PST 2010

>  > Antonia di Benedetto Calvo <dama.antonia at gmail.com> wrote:
>>  Nnnnoooo.
>>  Corn flour is from maize (ie, what N. Americans call corn starch). 
>>  "Wheaten corn flour" is wheat starch.
>I've never seen corn flour made from maize (although I haven't 
>looked all that hard). Ask an Australian coeliac how hard it is to 
>find cornflour that isn't made from wheat...

In the U.S., "corn starch" is made from maize; in American English 
"corn" means "maize." It's much more commonly available than wheat 

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