Polenta is a boiled cornmeal food, originally from Italy and widely spread in Argentina, Austria, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, Bolivia, Uruguay and Venezuela, in the south of France (Corsica, Nice and Savoy), Switzerland , Romania, Slovenia, the island of Madeira (where it is called milho) and the Balkan peninsula (Bosnia, Croatia and Serbia).

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Recipe by caion


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For your polenta to be perfect, use these ingredients from the list and follow the step-by-step preparation mode. It only takes 3 simple ingredients.


  • 4 cups water

  • 1 cup corn mill

  • salt

  • sprinkling of basil (opcional)

  • parmesan or chili (opcional)


  • Begin by bringing lightly salted water or broth to a boil in a sauce pan.
  • Slowly pour corn mill into the boiling water in a steady stream stirring constantly. Here, I’m adding 1 cup corn mill to 4 cups water. corn mill to water
  • Once the corn mill starts to plop turn heat to low. Let it continue cooking uncovered for 10 minutes or until thick stirring occasionally.
  • When corn mill reaches the perfect thickness, it’s ready to serve.polenta
  • Serve polenta warm with the sprinkling of basil and parmesan or chili until firm so it an be sliced and fried up to add to recipes.
  • Your Polenta is ready!Polenta

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