Tapioca vs Kroepoek - What's the difference?

tapioca | kroepoek |


As nouns the difference between tapioca and kroepoek

is that tapioca is a starchy food made from the cassava plant used in puddings while kroepoek is indonesian shrimp crackers, made of tapioca flour, salt, ground shrimps and various spices.

tapioca

English

Noun

  • A starchy food made from the cassava plant used in puddings.
  • kroepoek

    Alternative forms

    * (Malaysia ) keropok * kerupuk * krupuk

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • Indonesian shrimp crackers, made of tapioca flour, salt, ground shrimps and various spices.
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1971 , author=E. M. Beekman , title=Lame duck , chapter= citation , isbn= , page=112 , passage=Dipped in seething oil, kroepoek cockles like burning pink paper.}}
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1988 , author=Johanna Bates , title=Let's Go Dutch , chapter= citation , isbn= , page=111 , passage=They are very hard and flat and, to put it plainly, uninteresting looking until they are deep-fried. Kroepoek is a traditional part of a rice table.}}
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=2008 , author=Sarah Ainley , title=Around the world in 450 recipes , chapter= citation , isbn= , page=116 , passage=In Indonesia one can find a wide range of kroepoek (the 'oe' spelling betrays the Dutch influence).}}

    Synonyms

    * prawn cracker * shrimp cracker