Dried whole kernels of maize with a distinctive chewy texture.
In Mexico, maize – also known as hominy in the US – is often used to make pozole, a savoury, brothy stew with pork, chicken or beans. Pozole is traditionally served for celebratory meals with colourful garnishes like shredded cabbage, sliced radishes, diced onion, Mexican oregano, árbol chilli flakes, lime wedges, and tostadas.
These are large kernels from Peru.
Storage and Preparation:Soak maize overnight in cold water. Drain then add to a large pan with a halved onion, halved bulb of garlic and 2 bay leaves. Add fresh water to cover, bring to the boil then partially cover and reduce to a simmer. Cook for approx. 2½ hours or until the maize kernels are soft.
Store in a cool and dry place. Avoid exposure to light.
Allergy Advice: Made in a factory that handles nuts, peanuts and sesame.