cornflour

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cornflour starch prepared from the grains of corn; used in cooking as a thickener
    • ***

Usage

In literature:

She rang the bell, and asked for hot water, tea, and a basin of cornflour.
"The Return" by Walter de la Mare
It is made of cornflour, of wheatflour, or of chestnut-flour, and in some places of vegetables.
"The Saint" by Antonio Fogazzaro
Thicken the liquid with the cornflour, boil up, and serve.
"The Allinson Vegetarian Cookery Book" by Thomas R. Allinson
He was running short of food, having only biscuit crumbs, tea, some cornflour, and half a cup of pemmican.
"The Worst Journey in the World, Volumes 1 and 2" by Apsley Cherry-Garrard
Rub with shortening and dust with cornflour.
"Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book" by Mary A. Wilson
He refused steadily all medicine; he threw sago and cornflour overboard till the steward got tired of bringing it to him.
"The Nigger Of The "Narcissus" A Tale Of The Forecastle" by Joseph Conrad
She held a cup of paste made from cornflour in her hand, and stirred the mixture invitingly.
"A Sheaf of Corn" by Mary E. Mann
Rice-flour or starch may be substituted for cornflour, and for very white paper the wheaten flour may be omitted.
"Bookbinding, and the Care of Books" by Douglas Cockerell
***

In news:

Dough 100g cornflour 4 Tbsp tapioca flour 150ml boiling water 2 tsp peanut oil.
***