mais arancione - Il mais arancione è noto all'estero come Otto File Flint Corn, almeno per quanto riguarda questa varietà dal colore molto acceso. Con questo mais si ottiene una farina con cui preparare una polenta dal colore dorato. E' originario del New England e veniva coltivato dai nativi americani. La sua coltivazione avrebbe raggiunto anche l'Italia. E' un tipo di mais ad alto contenuto proteico, ma purtroppo nel corso del tempo la sua coltivazione è stata accantonata a favore del mais…

mais arancione - Il mais arancione è noto all'estero come Otto File Flint Corn, almeno per quanto riguarda questa varietà dal colore molto acceso. Con questo mais si ottiene una farina con cui preparare una polenta dal colore dorato. E' originario del New England e veniva coltivato dai nativi americani. La sua coltivazione avrebbe raggiunto anche l'Italia. E' un tipo di mais ad alto contenuto proteico, ma purtroppo nel corso del tempo la sua coltivazione è stata accantonata a favore del mais…

Floriani Red Flint Corn Seeds + FREE Bonus 6 Variety Seed Pack - a $30 Value!

Floriani Red Flint Corn Seeds + FREE Bonus 6 Variety Seed Pack - a $30 Value

Floriani Red Flint Corn Seeds + FREE Bonus 6 Variety Seed Pack - a $30 Value!

Authentic Glass Gem Corn, gorgeous, 25 seeds, rare heirloom, original strain, non GMO, ornamental flint corn, legendary beauty

Glass Gem Corn, gorgeous, 25 seeds, rare heirloom, original strain, non GMO, ornamental flint corn, legendary beauty, Gem Corn Seed

Authentic Glass Gem Corn, gorgeous, 25 seeds, rare heirloom, original strain, non GMO, ornamental flint corn, legendary beauty

Black Cherry / Cranberry / Crimson / Ruby/ Mauve / Burgundy

Black Cherry / Cranberry / Crimson / Ruby/ Mauve / Burgundy

Indian Corn: A Fall Favorite Flint corn, or Indian corn, those ears with the multicolored kernels, crops up in all sorts of fall decorations. How is it different from other types of corn, and can you eat it?

Indian Corn: A Fall Favorite Flint corn, or Indian corn, those ears with the multicolored kernels, crops up in all sorts of fall decorations. How is it different from other types of corn, and can you eat it?

Saving Seeds for Tomorrow: Floriani Red Flint Corn - Community Grains

Saving Seeds for Tomorrow: Floriani Red Flint Corn

Saving Seeds for Tomorrow: Floriani Red Flint Corn - Community Grains

Woven Indian Corn: Young ones will create a festive Indian corn decoration for the Thanksgiving season.

Woven Indian Corn: Young ones will create a festive Indian corn decoration for the Thanksgiving season.

The "traditional" Thanksgiving meal is hardly traditional, unless you serve wild turkey, venison, and flint corn.

The "traditional" Thanksgiving meal is hardly traditional, unless you serve wild turkey, venison, and flint corn.

Vintage Corn Illustration

Vintage Corn Illustration

Making cornmeal and grits is a lot easier than you might think. If you have access to, or grow your own dent corn (also known as field corn) or flint corn (Indian corn), you have the ingredients to make your own meal and grits.

Making cornmeal and grits is a lot easier than you might think. If you have access to, or grow your own dent corn (also known as field corn) or flint corn (Indian corn), you have the ingredients to make your own meal and grits.

Indian Corn- amazing what beauty exists when we take the time to really see what's in front of us!

Indian Corn- amazing what beauty exists when we take the time to really see what's in front of us!

Flint corn

Flint corn

20 HEIRLOOM VEGETABLES, BLUE HOPI CORN Some other heirloom varieties: Mandan Bride corn, Saskatchewan Rainbow Flint corn.    This is a dark blue, almost black variety of corn. It is an ancient heirloom from the Hopi Native Americans, to whom it was a staple food for thousands of years. This corn is generally ground to make blue corn flower and is courser than the yellow and white variety’s, but has a sweeter and nuttier flavor.

20 HEIRLOOM VEGETABLES, BLUE HOPI CORN Some other heirloom varieties: Mandan Bride corn, Saskatchewan Rainbow Flint corn. This is a dark blue, almost black variety of corn. It is an ancient heirloom from the Hopi Native Americans, to whom it was a staple food for thousands of years. This corn is generally ground to make blue corn flower and is courser than the yellow and white variety’s, but has a sweeter and nuttier flavor.

Sehsapsing Delaware Black Flint Corn, Native American corn, makes extraodinary cornmeal for grits

Sehsapsing Delaware Black Flint Corn, Native American corn, makes extraodinary cornmeal for grits

Zea mays indurata, commonly known as 'Indian corn' or flint corn. Indian corn from DriedDecor.com

Zea mays indurata, commonly known as 'Indian corn' or flint corn. Indian corn from DriedDecor.com

LilaLoa: Make decorated Flint (Indian Corn) sugar cookies ~ tutorial

LilaLoa: Make decorated Flint (Indian Corn) sugar cookies ~ tutorial

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