Flint Corn

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Flint Corn is a variety of corn used for making posole and masa harina, and in Europe for polenta. Its name, flint corn, derives from the fact that its small grains are really hard and difficult to grind. But flint corn has a good flavour.

Further Reading

  • Christian, G. (2005) Real Flavours: the handbook of gourmet & deli ingredients, Grub Street. ISBN 1904943209.
  • Stobart, T. (1981) The Cook's Encyclopedia: ingredients & processes, Harper & Row. ISBN 0060141271.