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Rice, wheat and grain products - thesaurus

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all-purpose flour

noun

American ordinary flour that contains no baking powder. The British word is plain flour.

arrowroot

noun

a substance similar to flour that is used in cooking for making liquids thicker

basmati

noun

a type of rice with long grains and a flavor that is not very strong

bran

noun

the outside of the grain of a cereal such as wheat or oats

brown rice

noun

rice that has not had the outer layer of the seed removed

buckwheat

noun

a type of grain that is eaten or fed to animals

bulgur

noun

a type of wheat that has been partly boiled and then dried, used especially in Turkish cooking

cereal

noun

a food made from grain, for example wheat, oats, or corn, mainly eaten with milk for breakfast

corn

noun

the seeds of a corn plant that are cooked as food or fed to animals

cornflakes

noun

a breakfast food made of small flat dried pieces of corn, eaten with milk

cornflour

noun

British cornstarch

cornmeal

noun

a type of flour made from corn

cornstarch

noun

American white flour made from corn that you use in cooking to make liquids thicker

corn syrup

noun

American a thick sweet brown sticky liquid made from corn, used in cooking

couscous

noun

crushed wheat that is used in a North African meal with meat and vegetables

flour

noun

a white or brown powder made by crushing grains. Flour is used for making bread, cakes, pasta, etc.

grain

noun

the seeds from crops such as wheat, rice, or corn that are used for food

grits

noun

American a food made from corn (=a type of grain) that has been crushed and boiled in water, often eaten for breakfast, especially in the southern U.S.

gruel

noun

a food made by boiling crushed grain in water or milk, often eaten by poor people in the past

hominy

noun

American a food made from dried and crushed corn

Indian corn

noun

American a type of corn that has seeds of various colors and is often used for decoration

meal

noun

crushed grain, used as food for people or animals

mealie

noun

South African maize, or a piece of maize

oatmeal

noun

crushed oats (=a type of grain), used in cooking

oats

noun

a type of grain that people and animals eat

pearl barley

noun

grains of the barley plant that are eaten as food

plain flour

noun

British all-purpose flour

polenta

noun

a soft Italian food made from corn, eaten with meat or vegetables

popcorn

noun

a food made from dried grains of corn that swell when they are heated

quinoa

noun

a South American plant whose seeds are used as food

rice

noun

a food consisting of small white or brown grains that are eaten cooked

rice paper

noun

a type of very thin paper that you can eat, used in baking

samp

noun

American maize crushed into fairly large pieces, or a cooked food similar to oatmeal that is made from it

samp

noun

South African maize crushed into fairly large pieces, in Southern Africa often cooked and eaten with beans

self-rising flour

noun

American flour that contains baking powder to make bread and cakes rise when you bake them

semolina

noun

small pieces of crushed wheat that are used for making pasta

spelt

noun

an old type of wheat that some people think is good for your health

tapioca

noun

a food in the form of small white grains, used in cooking for making liquids thick or mixed with milk to make a dessert

wheat

noun

wheat grains, or food made from them

wheatgerm

noun

the center part of the wheat grain that people sometimes add to food to make it especially healthy

white

adjective

white flour is made from grain that has had the outer part removed. White bread is bread made with white flour.

wholegrain

adjective

mainly British wholegrain food contains all the wheat grain, including the outer part

wholemeal

adjective

British whole wheat

whole wheat

adjective

whole wheat bread or pasta is made from flour containing all the wheat grain, including the outer part

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