Horchata Shopping Tips

Buy cultured dairy products like yogurt, sour cream, and buttermilk; these contain live, active bacteria (the friendly kind) that have been shown to ease certain digestive problems.

Horchata Cooking How-Tos

Products like buttermilk and yogurt make for flavorful marinades that tenderize – use yogurt marinades for lamb or try soaking chicken or fish fillets in buttermilk before frying.

More On Horchata

Traditionally, horchata is put in a blender and then strained. This refreshing version has a thinner consistency.
Horchata is a refreshing summer drink made of rice and cinnamon. I learned this recipe a couple years ago from a Mexican coworker, and I was immediately addicted!
from USSpanish Rice Cooler HorchataYields one quart1 c Uncooked rice4 1/2 c Warm water3/4 c Sugar1 ts Vanilla extractPlace rice in a large bowl. Pour warm water over rice. Set aside and soak six hours or overnight.Pour into blender jar ...

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