Cornstarch vs. Corn Flour
Cornstarch and Corn Flour Definitions
What is Cornstarch?
Cornstarch is made from endosperm of the corn as starch constitutes the endosperm of the corn. Cornstarch is used as thickener. A small quantity of cornstarch is enough to be used as thickener. In American and Chinese cuisines, cornstarch is used in cooking methods. It is used for the preparation and cooking of different types of dishes including gravies. It is also used to prevent the eggs from curding. It uses includes the thickening of dairy based sauces and also for making cakes & custards.
What is Corn Flour?
Corn Flour is made from the mixture of the endosperm with corn gluten. Bran constitutes the corn gluten. Corn Flour is used as thickener. It is much used in Chinese cuisines. It is used as traditional thickener. It is made from yellow, white or blue corn. It is used for preparation of breads.