What is cassava?

Updated 1 week ago by Jamie Armstrong

Cassava is a tuberous starchy root (like potatoes or yams) native to Brazil and other tropical areas of the Americas. As a tuberous root vegetable, cassava is gluten-free, grain-free, and nut-free, as well as paleo-friendly.

Because our producer uses the entire cassava root in the milling of the flour, there is occasionally toothsomeness or grittiness in our cassava base tortillas. When searching for the perfect cassava flour, we opted for a greater variety of texture in order to retain the root's high-fiber content. The milling of super-fine cassava flour results in the loss of the diverse nutritional profile that makes cassava such an attractive option in the first place.


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