Boil two quarts of consomm, then add slowly one-half pound of pearl tapioca, and cook slowly until soft.
Six good, tart cooking apples, three-quarters of a cup of pearl tapioca, sugar to taste and one quart of water.
Soak the pearl tapioca in the cold water for ten minutes in the upper part of the double boiler.
Also soak over night a tablespoonful of pearl tapioca in sufficient water to cover.
pearl tapioca does not require as long cooking if it is first soaked in cold water for a number of hours.
The flake tapioca requires longer soaking and cooking than the pearl tapioca.
Four tablespoonfuls of pearl tapioca soaked in cold water over night.
Wash one-half cup of pearl tapioca in plenty of water to remove the starch.
Soak one tablespoonful of pearl tapioca until soft in enough water to cover it.
Soak two tablespoonfuls of pearl tapioca in one pint of milk in a cold place for one hour.
1640s, from Portuguese or Spanish tapioca, from Tupi (Brazil) tipioca, from tipi "residue, dregs" + og, ok "to squeeze out" (from roots of the cassava plant).