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Can flour be used interchangeably with starch?

I don't know if the question I'm asking is suitable for this site, but can the word flour be used interchangeably with starch?
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Does glutinous rice flour function differently from regular rice flour as a coating?

I am going to try making wasabi peas despite a dearth of recipes online. I've read the list of ingredients of several brands, most (including my favorite) contain glutinous rice flour. Others contain ...
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Why does rice flour or cornstarch produce crispier crusts than wheat flour?

If you add a percentage of rice flour or cornstarch to any sort of breading or pancake, you get a much crispier crust than one made with 100% wheat flour. The Vietnamese banh xeo, which is like a ...