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Is cornstarch vegan?

Cornstarch is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is cornstarch?

Cornstarch is a fine, powdery substance made from the starchy endosperm of corn kernels. It's commonly used as a thickening agent in cooking and baking due to its ability to absorb liquid and form a gel-like consistency when heated. Cornstarch is also used as a gluten-free alternative to flour and can be used to make sauces, gravies, and custards. It's a versatile ingredient that's widely available and easy to use, making it a staple in many kitchens. Cornstarch is a useful tool for creating smooth and creamy textures in both sweet and savory dishes.

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