A very fine starch powder derived from maize (US corn) used in cooking as a thickener, to keep things from sticking, or as an anti-caking agent. (noun)
Examples of word cornflour
Anyway, Australian cornflour is a flour made from dried corn.
They are probably dusted in cornflour on the outside?
Other cold-swelling starches in the range are derived from maize and tapioca, which can be declared on labels as 'cornflour' and 'tapioca starch' respectively.
I ordered Cantonese-style flat rice noodles at a Malay restaurant a couple of weekends ago, and it came as a full-on fried kway teow (noodles fried with soya sauce in oil) and surrounded by an Chinese-style sauce thickened with cornflour and egg, to which meat and vegetables had been added.
It's still a bit dry, and the cornflour has given what sauce there is a slightly grainy texture, but the texture of the meat is a revelation: slow-cooking mince transforms it into something quite, quite wonderful.