Crème de Tapioca com Pêssego

Tapioca Cream with Peaches

Preparation info

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Appears in

A Canon of Vegetables

A Canon of Vegetables

By Raymond Sokolov

Published 2007

  • About

In Brazil, where tapioca comes from, they dress it up with peaches, walnuts, and cream, an Amazonian sundae.


  • ¼ cup tapioca
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup


  1. Soak the tapioca in 4 cups cold water for 2 hours.
  2. Drain. Add the salt to the boiling water and then stir in the tapioca. Lower the heat and simmer until the tapioca has swelled fully, about 20 minutes, stirring constantly.
  3. Stir in the sugar. When it has diss