Horchata

A refreshing and creamy beverage, perfect for every occasion.

The ingredients in horchata can vary depending on the region where it is made.

Community

Horchata’s global presence highlights the joys of sharing culture, community and food.

Ingenuity

The many versions of horchata tell a culinary tale of the ingenuity and resourcefulness of those that came before us.

The best organic Valencian tiger nuts

The quality of our supplier’s tiger nuts are certified by the Regulating Council of the Guarantee of Origin Tiger Nut from Valencia

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Our tiger nuts are from the fields of Alboraya in the L’Horta Nord region, a countryside north of Valencia.
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The cultivation process of organic Valencian tiger nuts is lengthier and more labour intensive than that of conventional tiger nuts.
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The farmers have years of experience and have followed the same traditional techniques for generations.
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Gretel & Belle uses the highest quality tiger nuts, not only because it makes the best tasting horchata but also to take care of the environment and preserve biodiversity.

West African Kunu Aya

In the Northern Nigerian language Hausa, aya means tiger nuts.
Kunu aya is a Northern Nigerian horchata made with tiger nuts, coconuts, dates and ginger.

Spanish Horchata de Chufa

In Spain, home-made horchata is served at cafe-style specialist stores known as horchaterias.

  • Chufa means tiger nuts in Spanish
  • Spanish horchata is made with a tiger nut base and is often flavoured with a touch of lemon and cinnamon
  • Valencia is the only province in Europe where chufa is grown
  • Alboraya in Valencia is known as the “Land of Horchata” and is the world capital of horchata

Mexican Horchata de Arroz

Horchata de Arroz is traditional horchata from Mexico.

Arroz means rice in Spanish.
Mexican horchata is made with a rice base.
Contains dairy such as milk, evaporated milk or condensed milk.
It is popular to have horchata with Mexican food.

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