Gluten Free

Tapioca Gluten Free

Just about to write a blog on some rice flour pancakes I tried last night and checked out the ingreidents to find they have tapioca flour starch in – so I wondered, is Tapioca Gluten Free?

What is Tapioca?

Tapioca is a flavorless, colorless, odorless starch extracted from the root of the plant species Manihot esculenta. Tapioca is a staple food in some regions and is used worldwide as a thickening agent, principally in foods.

Tapioca

Tapioca

So the great news is another one to add to the list Tapioca is Gluten Free.

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    Laura
    May 18, 2009 at 5:13 pm

    yes, your certainly safe with Tapioca. For more info on which grains are gluten free check out my article on Coeliac Disease

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