blue corn

noun

Definition of blue corn

: corn that has bluish kernels used to make flour and is grown especially in the southwestern U.S.

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According to a news release, the restaurant will feature four new menu items during this year’s celebration, including Pork Belly Tacos, with jicama and red cabbage slaw and a green chile pineapple pico, served on blue corn tortillas. Roy Kent, Houston Chronicle, "31st annual Green Chile Festival heads to Houston-area Chuy’s restaurants," 1 Aug. 2019 The cones themselves come in wild flavors like matcha, salted blue corn, birthday cake, orange dreamsicle and red velvet. Jess Fleming, Twin Cities, "St. Paul cereal bar, first of its kind in MN, will serve breakfast treat mixed with ice cream," 11 June 2019 Maybe the ceviche’s marinade was too bright; maybe the jackfruit mole was too weird, spilling out of a blue corn sope like a sort of vegan Sloppy Joe. Rob Haskell, Vogue, "What’s Next for Gabriela Cámara? A New L.A. Restaurant—And Foray into Politics," 15 May 2019 Using red or blue corn, both of which have more nutrition than the white and yellow varieties, the organic popcorn is flavored with Sicilian sea salt, l0-month-old aged Parmesan and clarified butter. Kavita Daswani, latimes.com, "4 ideas for guilt-free summer snacking," 7 July 2018 Other unique menu offerings include the hot ice cream sandwich that comprises ice cream placed between two warm slices of pound cake, and cones from The Konery, with flavors such as black vanilla, green matcha and blue corn. Austen Erblat, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Hot ice cream sandwich on Proper’s menu in Delray," 26 June 2018 The tacos are simple: sliced avocado on a blue corn tortilla pressed with hoja santa, a large herby leaf considered sacred in Mesoamerican mythology. Hilary Cadigan, Bon Appetit, "In a Land of Tortilla Factories, Enrique Olvera’s New Tortilleria Is Doing It Old School," 20 June 2018 Puesto is known for its Mexico City-inspired fare, including Instagram-friendly blue corn tortillas. Justin Phillips, San Francisco Chronicle, "Here’s what an $8 million Bay Area restaurant looks like," 18 May 2018 The new menu features blue corn tortillas made in-house (and sold to take away) for the fairly standard lineup of tacos, enchiladas and so forth. Florence Fabricant, New York Times, "Inventive Indian Fare Arrives in the Theater District," 15 May 2018

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1722, in the meaning defined above

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