A white, powdery thickener finer than flour. It is extracted from the starch endosperm of wheat or corn. It must be dissolved in a cold liquid before it is added to a hot mixture or it will lump. It results in a glazy, opaque finish.
Meaning of CORNSTARCH in English
English dictionary of cooking and food terms. Английский словарь терминов приготовления и условий питания. 2012