Definitions of starches

n foodstuff rich in natural starch (especially potatoes, rice, bread)

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bread, breadstuff, staff of life
food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
Irish potato, murphy, potato, spud, tater, white potato
an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland
grains used as food either unpolished or more often polished
anadama bread
a yeast-raised bread made of white flour and cornmeal and molasses
a small loaf or roll of soft bread
a rich currant cake or bun
bread-stick, breadstick
a crisp stick-shaped roll; often served with soup
Boston brown bread, brown bread
dark steamed bread made of cornmeal wheat and flour with molasses and soda and milk or water
bun, roll
small rounded bread either plain or sweet
caraway seed bread
bread containing caraway seeds
challah, hallah
(Judaism) a loaf of white bread containing eggs and leavened with yeast; often formed into braided loaves and glazed with eggs before baking
cinnamon bread
bread flavored with cinnamon often containing raisins
cracked-wheat bread
bread made with cracked wheat that has been ground fine
a thin crisp wafer made of flour and water with or without leavening and shortening; unsweetened or semisweet
a small piece of toasted or fried bread; served in soup or salads
brown bread, dark bread, whole meal bread, whole wheat bread
bread made with whole wheat flour
English muffin
round, raised muffin cooked on a griddle; usually split and toasted before being eaten
any of various breads made from usually unleavened dough
garlic bread
French or Italian bread sliced and spread with garlic butter then crisped in the oven
gluten bread
bread made with gluten flour
a technical name for the bread used in the service of Mass or Holy Communion
loaf, loaf of bread
a shaped mass of baked bread that is usually sliced before eating
matzah, matzo, matzoh, unleavened bread
brittle flat bread eaten at Passover
naan, nan
leavened bread baked in a clay oven in India; usually shaped like a teardrop
onion bread
bread containing finely minced onions
raisin bread
bread containing raisins
quick bread
breads made with a leavening agent that permits immediate baking
rye bread
any of various breads made entirely or partly with rye flour
salt-rising bread
white wheat bread raised by a salt-tolerant bacterium in a mixture of salt and either cornmeal or potato pulp
a crisp bread of fine white flour
sour bread, sourdough bread
made with a starter of a small amount of dough in which fermentation is active
slices of bread that have been toasted
thin disk of unleavened bread used in a religious service (especially in the celebration of the Eucharist)
light bread, white bread
bread made with finely ground and usually bleached wheat flour
baked potato
potato that has been cooked by baking it in an oven
chips, french fries, french-fried potatoes, fries
strips of potato fried in deep fat
home fries, home-fried potatoes
sliced pieces of potato fried in a pan until brown and crisp
mashed potato
potato that has been peeled and boiled and then mashed
Uruguay potato
similar to the common potato
brown rice
unpolished rice retaining the yellowish-brown outer layer
polished rice, white rice
having husk or outer brown layers removed
rice in the husk either gathered or still in the field
Type of:
food product, foodstuff
a substance that can be used or prepared for use as food

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