Potato starch is of great significance in Asian cuisines. Potato starch is the starch (flour) obtained from washed and crushed potato extract through drying. They are widely used to make noodles, potato chips, sausages, bakery products, sauces and soups. Potato starch is an ideal ingredient for gluten free recipes (as opposed to wheat flour). Sometimes, potato starch can be utilized in the making of sponge cakes.