The fattening starches such as corn, wheat, potato or tapioca used to hold dry kibble together could also be contributing to the epidemic of obesity and other health issues in our dogs and cats.
Bob's Red Mill makes a corn bread mix which is gluten-free, using whole grain cornmeal, whole grain sorghum flour, whole grain corn flour, and tapioca flour as its flour base.
Gluten Free Mama offers a number of gluten free baking mixes, including a pie crust mix that employs rice flour, tapioca flour, coconut flour, and potato starch.
Ener-G Egg Replacer: Made of potato starch and tapioca flour, among other ingredients, this egg replacer acts as an emulsifier and adds structure to baked goods.
It is made from potato starch, tapioca flour, leavening agents (calcium lactate, calcium carbonate, and citric acid) and a gum derived from cottonseed.
In a medium size mixing bowl, sift together the flours, sorghum, tapioca, cocoa powder, xanthan gum, baking powder and baking soda and set aside.
Maize, yams, bananas, tapioca and ginger are cultivated by the natives.
Sugar-cane, maize, tapioca and other similar products are grown, however, in smaller quantities.
It is closely related to the Manioc, cassava or tapioca plant (Manihot utilissima) which it resembles when young and exhibits a similar tuberous root system.
Its exports include coffee, sugar, hides, cabinet woods, tobacco and cigars, tapioca, gold, diamonds, manganese and sundry small products.