A starchy substance in the form of hard white grains, obtained from cassava and used in cooking puddings and other dishes.
- Desserts were generally varieties of pap made from oatmeal, semolina, tapioca, or pudding rice cooked in either milk or buttermilk.
- For the tempura batter, in a medium bowl, combine the flour, tapioca starch, salt, and sugar and stir well to combine.
- Black tapioca pearls are made of a mixture of sweet potato flour, tapioca flour and brown sugar, which gives the pearls their distinctive color.
Early 18th century: from Tupi-Guarani tipioca, from tipi 'dregs' + og, ok 'squeeze out'.
Words that rhyme with tapiocaAsoka, broker, carioca, choker, coca, croaker, evoker, invoker, joker, mediocre, ochre (US ocher), poker, provoker, revoker, Rioja, smoker, soaker, soca, Stoker
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