Flour Information: Tap into the many uses of tapioca flour! Also known as tapioca starch, it is a gluten-free baking ingredient and ideal thickening agent. Tapioca flour thickens at low temperatures, remains stable when frozen, and has a neutral taste that won’t overwhelm your dishes. It can be used in a wide range of recipes, from soups and gravies, to pie fillings and baked goods. Step aside, cornstarch! Tapioca flour is the new thickener in town.