Blue Corn Meal
Blue Cornmeal has a sweet, intense flavor and a hearty, fine
texture. Blue Cornmeal is made from ground Whole Blue Corn. Blue Corn
(also called Hopi Corn) is still cultivated by Native Americans of
the southwest. For them, Blue Corn has significant spiritual
importance. It represents the Eastern rising sun, the beginning of
life, wisdom and understanding. Taos Pueblo elders use Blue Corn in
the naming ceremonies of infants. Ground Posole is used for many
products such as Cornmeal, Corn Starch, Masa Harina and Corn Flour.
Cornmeal is dried corn kernels that have been ground into a fine,
medium or course texture. Cornmeal commonly comes in the yellow or
white form. The specialty Cornmeal comes typically in a blue or red
form. Cornmeal is used primarily to make corn chips, corn bread,
tortillas and porridge.
Use it as an ingredient in corn bread, tortillas and porridge. It
works also blended with other cornmeals or flours for baking. Blue
corn contains twenty percent more protein than white or yellow corn.