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| ||horchata (de chufa) (today's sample record)|
Plural: horchatas (de chufa)
Description: A chilled drink made with tiger nuts, small, wrinkled brown tubers which form on the roots of a type of sedge, Cyperus esculantus, which grows around the Mediterranean. It may be flavoured with vanilla.
|Horchata photographed with fatóns at the delightful Horchateria de Santa Catalina in Valencia||
Pronounced: ohr-CHAH-tah deh CHOO-fah
Most frequent country: Spain
See places: Spanish food and cuisine
See drinks, wines etc: agua fresca
Other web reference: rachelaundan.com