Cassava can grow in poor soil and can withstand drought. It is an important famine reserve crop in countries with unreliable rainfall. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Global Cassava Development Strategy, cassava is the third most important source of calories in the tropics, after rice and corn. Millions of people depend on cassava in Africa, Asia and Latin America. It is grown by poor farmers, many of them women, often on marginal land. This crop is vital for both food security and income generation.
Prep: 10 min
2 cups water
In saucepan, bring water to boil. Use whisk or fork to add tapioca (this prevents them from sticking together. Let the pearls cook for about 17 minutes or until they have lost their opaque appearance stirring with a whisk. The mixture should be slightly thickened and the liquid cloudy. In a separate bowl, whisk the honey granules, salt, and milk. When the tapioca has finished cooking, whisk in milk mixture, stir, and cook for 10 more minutes. Place contents in a greased glass casserole pan at 350 degrees and cook for one and a half hours stirring every 15-20 minutes.
Let cool, serve, and enjoy!
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