Call me corny, but I'm obsessed with polenta. Is cornmeal synonymous?
For example, in the comprehensive Cookie Report, there are links to a couple of recipes from Confessions of a Cookie eater that call for yellow cornmeal. This must be polenta.
How about in Mexican dishes...?
And what are cornflour and cornstarch?
Any insight about the national/international variations on 'you call it corn/we call it maize' (i.e. are grits cornmeal too? they seem to be a different color but the consistency's the same) would be most