This product is an ideal alternative to wheat flour and has multiple uses for baking and cooking. Goya tapioca starch has a slightly sweet flavor. It comes from the South American cassava plant and helps improve the texture of baked goods. Goya tapioca flour can also bind gluten-free recipes and makes a good substitute for corn starch. It can thicken sauces, soups and desserts too. Goya Yuca Harina is versatile product to have in your kitchen or pantry throughout the year.