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Tapioca is an essentially flavourless starchy ingredient used in cooking, similar to sago.
Tapioca takes the form either of fine dried flakes, or more commonly, small hard white spheres or 'pearls' that are soaked before use.
Cassava flour (tapioca flour) is commonly used as a food thickener, and is also used as a binder in tablets.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ta/Tapioca.html   (101 words)

 Tapioca - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tapioca is an essentially flavourless starchy ingredient, or fecula, produced from treated and dried cassava (manioc) root and used in cooking.
Cassava flour (tapioca flour) is commonly used as a food thickener, and is also used as a binder in pharmaceutical tablets and natural paints.
The tapioca is stirred, drained through a sieve, fried into a tortilla shape, and sprinkled with coconut.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tapioca   (696 words)

 Tapioca Facts-- Ellen's Kitchen
Tapioca is useful for thickening the juices in fruit pies and for thickening gravies in crockpot dishes where regular gravies tend to breakdown.
Tapioca flour is a starch extracted from the root of the tropical cassava plant (also called manihot or manioc or yucca) in both the East and the West.
By the way, to use cracked small pearl tapioca in the seitan, which simmers for 6-8 hours, all I had to do was increase the amount about a third and soak the bits in some of the broth or liquid for about an hour before adding to the recipe.
www.ellenskitchen.com /faqs/tapioca1.html   (1066 words)

 KISSAN - Kerala   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Tapioca belongs to the family Euphorbiaceae.Tapioca grows and produces best under warm humid tropical conditions where rainfall is well distributed and fairly abundant.
Tapioca is planted at a spacing of 90 x 90 cm and it takes about 3-3.5 months time to have enough canopy to cover the land.
For a pure crop of tapioca or for a cropping system involving tapioca as the main crop and the pulse crop suggested above, the field may be irrigated once in 36 days to a depth of 5 cm.
www.kissankerala.net /kissan/kissancontents/tapioca.htm   (2049 words)

 Urban Legends Reference Pages: Tapioca Time Bomb
A freighter carrying tapioca nearly sank when a fire in its hold (and the water used to extinguish it) cooked the cargo.
of tapioca in its lower hold, and the heat from the timber fire, combined with the extinguishing water sprayed on it (which seeped down to the lower holds), proceeded to cook the tapioca.
CARDIFF, Wales, Sept. 14 (AP) — The biggest tapioca pudding in the world is cooking in the hold of a fire-swept Swiss freighter and threatening to split the vessel at its seams.
www.snopes.com /food/prepare/tapioca.asp   (641 words)

 tapioca pearls, boba, bubble tea, sago ~The Nature Of Tapioca Pearls (part 2)
It is normal for tapioca pearls to sweat inside its bag when it has been exposed to temperature changes.
Fourth, because bubble teas are usually served cold and tapioca pearls are added to a cold drink, it happens that tapioca pearls turn hard in the drink quite fast.
Once tapioca pearls have finished cooking, they should be put in a sugar syrup solution and stirred every hour to prevent lumping.
www.bruceandclark.com /tapiocapearls_guide.htm   (540 words)

 Cafe Tapioca
Tapioca pearls are mostly from tapioca starch or Cassava (tropical plant with starchy roots from which tapioca is extracted).
To form the fl tapioca pearl for bubble tea, the tapioca starch is heated with water and caramel into a thick paste which is then run through the sieves to form pellets.
The consistency of tapioca pearls is somewhere between jello and gummy bear, and the shape is round and fl after being prepared.
www.cafetapioca.com /about.html   (282 words)

 Vegan Vanilla Tapioca Pudding   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Tapioca is harvested from the cassava plant and contains properties that some research scientists believe helps prevent and cure cancer.
This hydration of the tapioca pearls must be done before you begin cooking, otherwise the pearls take forever to turn translucent...
Once the tapioca is fully cooked, remove from the heat and add the vanilla...
www.chezbettay.com /drts_tapioca.html   (281 words)

 Tapioca pudding - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tapioca pudding is a common pudding with tapioca pearls added to a vanilla pudding.
Tapioca is the root of the cassava plant, which is also known as manioc.
Tapioca has been considered a healthy food because, as a starch, it is easy to digest.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tapioca_pudding   (217 words)

 What is tapioca?
Tapioca is a starch extracted from the cassava plant, which is native to the Western Hemisphere, but now much more widely cultivated in Africa and Asia.
As with cornstarch, tapioca flour is used as a thickener in both commercial and household cooking.
Every box of pearl tapioca features a recipe for making a plain tapioca pudding, but for the slightly more daring, here is an old-fashioned British recipe that blends fruit with tapioca: Cold Cream of Tapioca and Redcurrants.
www.ochef.com /839.htm   (218 words)

 International Starch: Tapioca starch applications;
Tapioca starch is devoid of major contaminants found in cornstarch and sorghum starch.
Native tapioca starch and diverse types of modified starch are used in confectionery for different purposes such as gelling, thickening, texture stabilizing, foam strengthening, crystal growth control, adhesion, film foaming and glazing.
Tapioca starch based sweeteners are preferred to sucrose in beverages for their improved processing characteristics and product enhancing properties.
www.starch.dk /isi/applic/tapiocavarious.htm   (1075 words)

 Cook's Thesaurus: Thickeners
Don't confuse this with instant tapioca, which is granulated and often used to thicken fruit pie fillings, or with pearl tapioca, which has much larger balls.
tapioca starch = tapioca flour = cassava flour = yucca starch = almidon de yuca Notes: Tapioca is a good choice for thickening pie fillings, since it thickens at a lower temperature than cornstarch, remains stable when frozen, and imparts a glossy sheen.
Tapioca starch is finely ground so that it dissolves completely, eliminating the gelatinous blob problem.
www.foodsubs.com /ThickenStarch.html   (1872 words)

 bubble tea, boba, tapioca pearl, milk tea: Bruce&Clark
Tapioca pearls are made mostly from tapioca starch.
Tapioca starch is starch from tapioca or bitter-cassava plant, sometimes called manioca or yuca in some parts of the world.
To form the fl tapioca pearls for bubble tea, the tapioca starch is heated with water and caramel to a thick paste, which is then run through moist sieves to form pellets of different sizes.
www.bruceandclark.com /historyofbubbletea.htm   (762 words)

 Tapioca - Tapioca Project
The Tapioca project provides a set of convenience libraries to easily integrate VoIP and IM in your application, or even write new ones.
Tapioca follows the standard defined by the Telepathy project and therefore, operates seamlessly with its connection managers and other software that follows it as well.
With Tapioca you can connect to SIP, Jabber, MSN, IRC and other connection managers that are compliant with the Telepathy specification.
tapioca-voip.sourceforge.net /wiki/index.php/Tapioca   (248 words)

 Epinions.com - Tapioca Express: The Place to Be for Flavored Tea.
In addition, Tapioca Express is a bit of a small chain, and I've heard that there is one in between here in L.A. that people there might be more likely to visit.
Tapioca Express is at the top of my list of tea places for three reasons.
At Tapioca Express, I think the most expensive tea they've got on the menu is $3.
www.epinions.com /content_2640420996   (1010 words)

 CIRANDA:: Worldwide Supplier of Certified Organic Commodities
TAPIOCA® ORGANIC TAPIOCA MALTODEXTRINS DE 3 and DE 16 are produced from tapioca starch by a natural enzymatic process to give desirable fat-like and stabilizing properties.
And products made with tapioca don't lose their quality when frozen or reheated because tapioca retains its thickening capabilities throughout these processes.
Tapioca becomes clear and gel-like when cooked and dissolves completely when used as a thickener.
www.ciranda.com /tapioca_syrup.htm   (338 words)

 Installation Guide - Tapioca Project
If you compiled tapioca with./configure --prefix=/usr, you are fine, just ignore this, otherwise, you will probably want to add the prefix dir (default=/usr/local) to the D-Bus configuration file, in order to make D-Bus find the appropriate services and launch them.
To do this, edit the file /etc/dbus-1/session.conf and add a servicedir line with the prefix you compiled tapioca and reload dbus session (normally restarting X is enough).
Landell, the recommended Tapioca client, does not exhibit this problem as it will tell you when it is unable to login.
tapioca-voip.sourceforge.net /wiki/index.php/Installation_Guide   (876 words)

 Tapioca - Glossary - Hormel Foods
As a flour, tapioca is used for a thickening agent in pie and tart fillings or in soups and sauces.
Pearl tapioca is the most common variety available, which is produced into pellet sized balls or powdered forms of dried tapioca.
In Britian, tapioca pudding is considered to be a member of a group of traditional milk puddings produced as desserts and fillings.
www.hormel.com /kitchen/glossary.asp?id=34747   (241 words)

 Tapioca Starch, Modified Tapioca Starch, Tapioca Granulated, Tapioca Granules
AKFP Tapioca Starch is a white powder derived from the roots of Tapioca tubers and is used for one or more of the following purposes: as thickener, filler to add to the solid content of food preparations as well as pharmaceutical products, binder to contribute to the mass of food products and as stabilizer.
Tapioca starches are widely used in baking applications, frozen foods, dry mixes, soups, sauces, gravies, snacks, instant foods, noodles and meat and fish dishes.
Tapioca starch does not require high heat to thicken quickly and produces sheen, which is an attractive attribute for fruit pie filings.
www.akfponline.com /store/dept.asp?dept_id=351   (264 words)

 The Food Timeline: history notes--puddings
"Tapioca is a grainy starch obtained from the fleshy root of the cassava, a tropical Ameircan plant of the genus Manihot.
Tapioca is procured from a plant which grows in British Guiana, and is known to botanists by the name of Jatropha, or Manihot Janipha.
The tapioca is procured from the root of the plant which, oddly enough, contains hydrocyanic acid; and it is said that the native Indans poison their arrows from the juice of the root before they begin preparing the tapioca.
www.foodtimeline.org /foodpuddings.html   (15837 words)

 B&B Tapioca gîte touristique, North Hatley, Quebec, Canada. Quality lodging. Hébergement de ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Un gîte exceptionnel et exemplaire!", Tapioca se distingue par sa qualité d´accueil qui lui a valu un Prix d´excellence et, plus récemment, le Lauréat National Or aux Grands Prix du tourisme québécois 2000.
Tapioca, c'est aussi une belle grande maison victorienne située en flanc de montagne au­dessus du pittoresque village de North Hatley, des chambres douillettes pourvues de salles de bain privées, de fabuleux petits déjeuners, un délice visuel et gustatif et un décor qui suscite un sentiment de bien-être général.
Tapioca's other attributes: a spacious Victorian-style heritage home located on a mountainside overlooking the picturesque village of North Hatley, distinctively appointed guestrooms each with private bath ensuite, fabulous breakfasts, a delight both visual and gustative.
www.tapioca.qc.ca   (358 words)

Tapioca is one of the common names of Manihot esculenta 'Variegata' as is cassada, cassava, manioc, yuca, mandioca, shushu, muk shue, cassave, maniok, tapioka, imanoka, maniba, kasaba, katela boodin.
In South America, the green leafed Tapioca is grown for its enlarged starch-filled tuberous roots.
Variegated tapioca responses to supplemental fertilization of a side-dress application (one cup full distributed evenly around the plant) of a slow-release formulation every month and weekly irrigation in lieu of rainfall-- the soil should be constantly moist and mulch should be used.
aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu /cemap/tapioca/tapioca.html   (1008 words)

 Simply Recipes: Tapioca Pudding Recipe
Posted by: elise on November 1, 2004 6:18 PM I cared for a lady in Florida and Tapioca was one of the things she had to have.
Her tapioca thickener was more than just the raw tapioca and became more pudding like as it cooked.
Sago is seed tapioca which is made of tapioca and the size of pin heads.
www.elise.com /recipes/archives/000460tapioca_pudding.php   (4506 words)

 Tapioca and Redcurrants Pudding
The original recipe suggests serving the tapioca and redcurrants in separate glass dishes, but we prefer to put the fruit into 6 tall glasses, with the tapioca on top of it.
Beeton, tapioca is the "produce of the pith of the cassava-tree, made in the East Indies and Brazil" and is highly nutritious.
Put the milk, vanilla pod, tapioca and sugar into a saucepan, bring slowly to the boil, then simmer for about 20 minutes, stirring fairly frequently, until the tapioca has swollen and become completely transparent.
www.ochef.com /r198.htm   (224 words)

 Tapioca - SWiK
Tapioca is a VoIP/IM framework that provides a way to develop VoIP/IM applications.
Tapioca is designed to be lightweight, portable, and thread safe.
Tapioca includes features such as full interoperability with Google Talk, Nat traversal support, presence notifications, Python bindings, and extensibility support.
swik.net /Tapioca   (477 words)

 Dark Tapioca Pearls
When water is boiling, carefully add tapioca pearls into the water and stir evenly until all the tapioca pearls float to the surface.
Without covering the pot, simmer tapioca pearls at a low to medium heat (high enough for the tapioca pearls to roll about) for about 40 minutes.
When tapioca pearls reach the desired softness, remove them from the pot and rinse them with cold water until the tapioca pearls are cool.
www.tentea.com /tendarpear.html   (373 words)

 Bubble Tea, Pearl Tea, Tapioca and Boba Supply
The tapioca pearls should float in the water.
What I do is boil the tapioca pearls for 20 minutes and let it sit for 15 minutes.
I rinse the tapioca pearls and then place in a container in the refrigerator.
www.bubbleteasupply.com /index.php?page=recipes.html   (767 words)

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