Polenta: A Poor Food That Endures (December 2020/January 2021)

This article originally appeared in the December 2020/January 2021 issue of Dream of Italy. You probably don’t think of corn among Italian food ingredients unless the subject of polenta, a cornmeal porridge, comes up. Even then, Italian cornmeal is generally associated with the northern part of the country. Yet there is a long history of corn cultivation in central Italy….

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