Sugar and lots of starch will give you a boost followed by a crash that will end your late night partying.
Tsai: The ratio of vegetables to meat to starch is much higher.
Making it with quinoa instead of rice gives you the wonderful taste and comfort of risotto without all that starch.
Included in the list are such biological products as urea, salicylic acid, starch, glue and egg shells.
A resulting blue color will indicate the presence of starch.
Enter feathers and let remain in about half a minute; after which rinse off in cold water, and starch and dry.
Her joy was the least thing in the world daunted, and in her voice there was a dash of starch.
These are the extremes for America, and are due, as has been said, to the enhanced formation of starch.
Sheep's suet, two ounces; milk, one pint; starch, half an ounce.
Raw sugar if taken very freely with starch foods is also apt to produce fermentation.
c.1400, from Old English *stercan (Mercian), *stiercan (West Saxon) "make rigid," found in stercedferhð "fixed, hard, resolute" (related to stearc "stiff"), from Proto-Germanic *starkijanan (cf. German Stärke "strength, starch"), from PIE root *ster- "strong, firm, stiff, rigid" (see stark). Related: Starched; starching.
"pasty substance used to stiffen cloth," mid-15c., from starch (v.). Figurative sense of "stiffness of manner" is recorded from 1705.
A naturally abundant nutrient carbohydrate found chiefly in the seeds, fruits, tubers, roots, and stem pith of plants, and commonly prepared as a white, amorphous, tasteless powder used in powders, ointments, and pastes. Also called amylum.
A food having a high content of starch, such as rice, bread, and potatoes.