Tapioca starch is made from the root of the cassava plant. Although it can be used as a flour for baking, its mainly used as a thickener. Tapioca is widely used in Asian cuisine, especially in Thai recipes. In India, tapioca starch is sometimes boiled and flavoured with spices to eat as a side dish.
The Authentic Foods Tapioca Flour is made from the cassava root and is commonly known as Tapioca Starch. It is primarily used to thicken sauces or add chewiness and a lighter texture to baked goods.