Red de Información sobre Operaciones de Poscosecha - INPhO
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Oil is contained within a range of oilseeds, fruits, nuts and seed kernels. However, not all oil-bearing seeds and nuts contain edible oil. Some contain poisons or unpleasant flavours and are only used for paints. Castor oil needs very carfeul processing to make it safe and is not really suitable [...]
Gari is a creamy-white granular flour with a slightly fermented flavour and sour taste. It is produced from cassava tubers and eaten as a main meal with soup or a stew.
When stored properly, gari has a shelf life of six months or more.
It is necessary to detoxify the [...]
Cassabe is a type of bread prepared from cassava. It is common to South America. Similar products are made in other cassava-growing regions. It is the staple diet of the Amazonian Indians.
There are two different methods for making cassabe, depending upon whether the roots are soaked and fermented or if [...]
Traditionally starch was made from arrowroot or sago palm. However, cassava is a cheaper raw material and has tended to replace these starches. The juice obtained from grated cassava contains a certain amount of starch which settles out after standing for a few hours. The liquid can be decanted off [...]