Usage note
This word may also be spelled “maizena.”
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (culinary)
a. cornstarch
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
En un bol mezcla maicena, salsa de soja, azúcar morena, ajo, jengibre y agua.Whisk together cornstarch, soy sauce, brown sugar, ginger, garlic, and water in a bowl.
b. cornflour (United Kingdom)
Este postre es apto para celíacos porque fue hecho con maicena.Coeliacs can eat this dessert because it was made with cornflour.
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