Recipe by Tom Hunt author of The Natural Cook. A little polenta story: My friend Brigida was raving about her families polenta, the species of corn which the polenta is made from is called ‘otto file’ meaning eight rows – conventional polenta has been bred to have 16 rows. She told me how her parents would […]
Us brits seem to approach polenta with considerable trepidation – a little uncertain of its outcome, often resulting in a love-hate relationship. Although a staple for our fellow Europeans, its temperamental nature and sometimes bland flavour cause many to overlook its simplistic beauty.