Green Pepper Steak (Chinjao Rosu)

Baby corn is a maize harvested early, so what is a corn silk?

What is a corn silk?  It’s called “Tomorokoshi no Hige” (Tomorokoshi literally “corn”, Hige “mustache” ) in Japanese.

Corn

It is a eventual kernel.

Corn

Each single silk arises from the top of a single corn ovary.

Green Pepper Steak (Chinjao Rosu)
・Tomorokoshi no Hige
is a corn silk. 玉蜀黍のひげ(とうもろこしのひげ) literally “mustache of corn”