Corn

iotd_031414_foodmap_feat

03/14/2014: Food maps

Food stylist Caitlin Levin and photographer Henry Hargreaves collaborated to make these inventive maps, built from the region’s most famous foods. Italy is rendered in tomatoes, the entire continent of South America is transformed into citrus fruits and the United States (below) receives the corn treatment. The inventiveness of the various types of corn...

Corn Pone and Politics

Cornstarch is a fine, powdery starch produced by grinding, washing, and drying the endosperm of the corn until it reaches that powdery state. Cornstarch is gluten-free. It is also a staple that has become a lightning rod in corn politics. The Washington Post reported back in 2011: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wants to...