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Re: Unknown food/ingredient

Manioc is the root from which tapioca is derived. Certain aspects of it are
poisonous, so it has to be processed before it is edible. 

> From: Jacqueline <still@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: fatfree@xxxxxxxxxxx; VEGFOOD@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Unknown food/ingredient
> Date: Wednesday, October 29, 1997 10:38 AM
> All;
>         I've had great success with asking about ingredients on the list,
> here goes another one.  Anyone know what 'manioc' is?  Apparently, it's a
> Latin American staple crop... but what *is* it?
> Wondering,
> Jacqueline