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You’ve probably Googled “alternatives to tapioca starch” once or twice
Cooking Cornstarch PotatoStarch Starch Starches
(We know we’ve gotten people asking for it when making our pao de quiejo recipe.) And you’ve likely gotten a list of different starches. So then you use something else, but it doesn’t give you the result you’re hoping for. That’s because although starches are all technically starches (i.e. long strands of sugar molecules), they each perform differently. So while you can use one for the other in some cases, it doesn’t always work. This guide gives you a quick breakdown of the different starches we commonly encounter—and how you can use each one in cooking or baking for the best...