Corn, also known as maize is a versatile food ingredient. The United States is the world’s largest producer of corn. More than 200 varieties of corn are available worldwide. It is a good source of the vitamin A, and other natural healthy elements.
A large number of food products are made from corn; from chips to whiskey. It is used in chocolate bars also. The corn syrup is used in most chocolate bars like Twix and Mars.
This is the typical, healthy and crispy breakfast meal, which is present in every household, nowadays. Kellogg’s Corn Flakes and most other cereals of the same type are prepared from corn. Dry corn flakes are used as a healthy snack or alternatively corn flakes are preferred with milk. They can also be enjoyed with a mixture of raisins or strawberries.
Who does not love the ‘sweet corn soup’. Many other varieties of soups like Mexican corn soup, corn crab soup are popular. Also, corn starch is used as the main ingredient in most soup mixes and canned soups as well. Some soups also use high fructose corn syrup to give them the sweet taste.
Most branded chips like Doritos and Fritos are prepared from cornmeal. Fritos is an example of corn chips. Corn chips are usually have a strong aroma and are crunchy to eat. A tortilla or nacho is a snack food made from corn tortillas, which are cut into wedges and then fried or baked. Corn tortillas are made of corn, oil, salt and water. They are usually prepared from yellow corn, but also can be made with white or red corn.