Definition of corn flour in English:

corn flour

noun

  • 1Flour made from corn.

    ‘the fish were coated with corn flour and fried’
    • ‘This Central American snack food is made of white corn flour hand-shaped into pancakes that are fried on the grill with various fillings like pork, beans and cheese.’
    • ‘They eat a nang, flat bread shaped like a bagel or pancake and made with wheat or corn flour.’
    • ‘‘I feed my crickets a special food combining corn flour, wheat flour and apple pieces,’ he said.’
    • ‘In a medium bowl, combine the corn flour, all-purpose flour, and sugar.’
    • ‘Another favorite is bustrengo, a traditional holiday dish made with milk, eggs, sugar, raisins, corn flour, and bread crumbs.’
    • ‘Konkee is a sweet dish made from corn flour, sugar, spices, grated coconut, and raisins.’
    • ‘Often these crunchy favorites are made from high-starch products such as corn flour.’
    • ‘Place the durum and corn flour in the bowl of a food processor.’
    • ‘Rick Bayless offers champurrado in his restaurants, a hot chocolate drink thickened with the finely ground corn flour used to make tortillas.’
    • ‘In addition, what company or government will take responsibility for fortification of wheat and corn flour with folate, now that this question has been raised?’
    • ‘Since then it has turned up in numerous other brands of taco shells, corn meal and corn flour.’
    • ‘You will need 100 grams of sesame, 150 grams of honey, 200 grams of corn flour, 500 grams of flour and two eggs.’
    • ‘The station raises money for a local scholarship fund and helps collect corn flour for the local food bank.’
    • ‘Most tortillas manufactured and sold in Chicago are prepared from rehydrated corn flour mixed with food preservatives to increase shelf life.’
    • ‘Coocoo, a cake similar to cornbread, is made from corn flour and okra.’
    • ‘If you need to add more flour, add more white flour, not corn flour.’
    • ‘Add chopped green coriander, mix corn flour just to dry the mix, check for seasoning and keep the mix aside.’
    • ‘Season and liberally coat the whitefish fillets with the corn flour.’
    • ‘Sprinkle the mixture with the corn flour and mix.’
    • ‘Charles' report should not deter mandatory folic acid fortification of wheat and corn flour around the world.’
    1. 1.1
      British term for cornstarch
      • ‘Add the cornflour mixed with rice wine, and bring to the boil, stirring gently until the sauce thickens.’
      • ‘You may need to thicken the sauce slightly - if so, use cornflour mixed to a paste with cold water.’
      • ‘Beat whites with caster sugar till stiff, sift icing sugar and cornflour together and fold into egg white mixture.’
      • ‘Mix in the macaroni, tomato pulp, onion, chillies, cornflour, milk, pepper and salt.’
      • ‘Mix cornflour and water to a paste and stir into meat mixture.’
      • ‘Sift in the flour, cornflour and ginger, blend briefly until it resembles coarse breadcrumbs.’
      • ‘Cornmeal and polenta are not the same thing as cornstarch or cornflour.’
      • ‘Blend the sugar, soy sauce, sherry and cornflour together.’
      • ‘Sift the sugar and cornflour together, and set aside.’
      • ‘Essentially it is a light, full-flavoured gravy, thickened in the traditional manner with cornflour.’
      • ‘Cut the beef into thin strips and marinate in sesame oil, cornflour, garlic, and half the soy sauce and rice wine.’
      • ‘Here a good Chinese chilli sauce such as Lee Kum Kee will add necessary warmth, while the marinade of cornflour, sesame oil and rice wine or dry sherry tenderises the meat and supplies a thickening agent for the sauce.’
      • ‘A rations-era store cupboard would have contained the likes of flour, cornflour, baking powder, Oxo and salt.’
      • ‘Both sauces looked identical and both were glutinous and shiny as if thickening had been quickened with the addition of cornflour rather than by reduction.’
      • ‘Meanwhile, beat the egg yolks, another 40g of castor sugar, cornflour, plain flour and the remaining milk together in a bowl until smooth.’
      • ‘Marinate chicken in soya sauce and cornflour and leave for ten mins.’
      • ‘Sauces made from tomatoes, onions and olive oil or white sauces made from soya milk and cornflour were suggested as an accompaniment to evening meals.’
      • ‘To keep it simple, serve the juice just like that, or thicken it with a little slaked cornflour.’
      • ‘Simmer for 10 minutes, if the sauce is too runny you can add a tablespoon of cornflour to thicken.’

Pronunciation:

corn flour

/ˈkôrn ˌflouər/