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Re: Starch Pastes

Does anyone know what rice consists of?  Is it mainly/mostly/only starch?

At 11:31 AM 3/31/97 -0700, you wrote:
>I'm of Japanese descent, and my mother also gave us old cooked rice for
>paste.  It sure is sticky but I could never get all the lumps out, which
>gave a sculptural quality to my colored paper designs.  Being an
>ungrateful child, I always wished we could have real paste-out-of-a-jar
>like the other kids.
>Julie Seko

Cathy Atwood
Local Records Program, Missouri Secretary of State

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