Unlike spices, arrowroot isn’t prized for its taste or aroma. It’s prized for its lack of taste or aroma. Primarily used as a thickener, arrowroot blends seamlessly into any dish, from sauces to glazes. And is often considered a better thickener than cornstarch or flour. It’s also gluten-free.
Spice Islands® arrowroot is not made from cassava roots (a tapioca starch). It is completely authentic, harvested from the roots of the Maranta arundinacea plant.
To update your favorite recipes with arrowroot, use 2 tsp for every 1 1/2 tsp of cornstarch or 1 tbsp of flour.
Our Arrowroot is only arrowroot. Spice Islands® spices and herbs don’t contain added sugar, fillers or other ingredients so you get the most authentic flavor every time.
Product formulation and packaging may change. Please refer to the product label for the most accurate information.