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Re: Starch Pastes



Rice is a cereal grain consisting mainly of starch with some protein
(about 8%), trace amounts of fat, and vitamins.


On Mon, 31 Mar 1997, Cathy Atwood wrote:

> 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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