Cornflour - Wheaten 1kg
|Cornflour (Wheaten) which has been made from ground wheat. This very fine white powder is a starch and comes from the removal of the proteins from the other components present in wheat flour.
It differs from flour as flour is simply ground wheat.
It is a binding agent and is mostly used to thicken gravies, stews and sauces. It has no flavour of its own so it doesn't interfere with the recipe.
It is a key ingredient in making pudding and sponges.
About 1% of the population is sensitive to gluten and are known as Coeliac's
This cornflour has wheat gluten which is a known allergen.
Gluten is Latin for "Glue"!. It is so called as it helps hold food together.
In the USA about 20% of the population target gluten free foods because they perceive it's a healthier eating option. This is a growing trend in Australia too.
Country of Origin!
Culpepers' Wheaten Cornflour comes from Australia.