Tapioca And Sago. These materials make delicious desserts with fruit. They are also used with eggs and milk. (See Chapter XV (Salads And Desserts).)

Macaroni, spaghetti, and vermicelli are valuable cereal products made from flour, this form of cereal food having originated in Italy. The Italians manufacture the paste in a large variety of forms, and some of the small fancy shapes are also used in soup. The composition of macaroni is shown in Fig. 51. It is a valuable material, and when served or cooked with cheese may well be the main dish of a home luncheon.

Laboratory Management

The undivided portion of cereal may be 1/4 cup. Cornstarch may be made with 1/2 cup of liquid.