Deutsch: Mais
In British English "corn" means any cereal. Maize, known in some English-speaking countries as corn, is a large grain plant domesticated by indigenous peoples in Mesoamerica in prehistoric times. The leafy stalk produces ears which contain the grain, which are seeds called kernels. Maize kernels are used in cooking as a starch.

Corn is a staple food in many cultures and is used in a variety of ways in the food industry. It can be used fresh, canned, or dried, and is often processed into different forms, such as cornmeal, cornstarch, or corn syrup.

Here are some examples of dishes that use corn:

  1. Corn on the cob: A popular side dish made by boiling or grilling fresh corn and served with butter and salt.

  2. Cornbread: A traditional Southern bread made with cornmeal, often served with chili or barbecue.

  3. Corn chowder: A soup made with corn, potatoes, onions, and cream, often served with crusty bread.

  4. Tortilla chips: Corn chips that are often served with salsa or guacamole.

  5. Popcorn: A snack food made by heating dried kernels until they pop.

Here are some similar foods to corn:

  1. Wheat: A staple grain that is used to make a variety of foods, including bread, pasta, and cereal.

  2. Rice: A staple food in many cultures that is used in dishes like sushi, stir-fry, and rice pudding.

  3. Barley: A versatile grain that is often used in soups, stews, and salads.

  4. Quinoa: A protein-rich grain that is often used in salads and as a substitute for rice or pasta.

  5. Oats: A nutritious grain that is often used in breakfast foods like oatmeal and granola.

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