Bob's Red Mill All Natural Arrowroot Starch Flour -- 16 oz
Great flour substitute!
I use this now instead of regular flour for healthy paleo cooking. I flour my chicken with a 1/4 cup of this and a bit of pepper before panfrying in coconut oil and cooking in the crockpot and it works great!
September 12, 2014
Great natural body powder (better than cornstarch)
In addition to all the great things said above about this product, I use it for making my own scented body powder. Put some in a zip loc bag, add a cotton ball doused heavily in a favorite perfume, add shake together...let it sit for a few days and voila a perfumed body powder. Now, this is much better than a cornstarch formulation for several reasons. One, it's much silkier in texture than cornstarch and two, cornstarch by it's nature can grow bacteria. Not good on damp skin on a hot day. Arrowroot is perfect for this.
Oh yes, it's great for thickening gravies and sauces, too. Not much of a flavor so you can use it in very delicately flavored sauce recipes. It's a staple at our home for many reasons.
September 11, 2014
Good substitute for corn starch
Use instead of cornstarch. I believe it is lower in carbs, just as easy to use to thicken or coat food.
August 6, 2014
Okay cornstarch substitute
I bought this for use in a lot of recipes in Nourishing Traditions and for chocolate pudding. I like it as a sauce thickener but not as much for pudding. It makes it more viscous than creamy. Overall it's good and I will continue to use it.
June 26, 2014
Great substitute for corn starch
And it is better for you.
2 teaspoons Arrowroot Flour = 1 tablespoon Cornstarch (3 teaspoons Cornstarch)
1 tablespoon to 1 cup of liquid, when used as a thickening agent
Also arrowroot flour is relatively neutral in flavor and tasteless. It is a particularly good thickening agent for dishes that have delicate flavors.
Do a search & you'll find out even more about how good Arrowroot is.
June 26, 2014