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2 Bottles of Horchata de Chufa by Chufi

2 Bottles of Horchata de Chufa by Chufi

Refreshing Valencian Chufa-nut Drink

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  • Light cinnamon and lemon accent, refreshing!
  • Serve as cold as possible!
  • Classic sweet drink from Valencia
  • Size - 2 x 1 Quart Bottles

Sweet and refreshing, Horchata de Chufa is one of Spain's most famous drinks. You might call it Valencia's version of the milkshake! Made of ground chufa nuts (actually the roots of the chufa plant) grown in the Valle de Nito in Spain, it is sweet and lightly seasoned with cinnamon and lemon. Serve well chilled.

Horchata is the signature beverage of the Community of Valencia. From the Feria of Las Fallas in mid March and on through the summer, horchata is the drink of choice for Valencians of all ages. It is common to see whole families gathered outside of an 'horchateria' enjoying this cool, refreshing drink.

Horchata de chufa is a Mediterranean product, not to be confused with Mexican horchata which is made of rice rather than chufa nuts.

As with many other products, it was the Moors who first began cultivating chufa grass in Spain and originated the refreshing drink Horchata de Chufa from its tuberous roots. It is a favorite beverage in all of Spain, but particularly in Valencia, Murcia and Andalucía.

There is no refrigeration needed to store this horchata, so you can keep it on your pantry shelf until you are ready to serve it. Then place it in the fridge until well chilled before serving - some prefer to keep it in the freezer until it partially frozen for a refreshing icy drink!

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Customer Reviews

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    "I mega love this Horchata, one of the best drinks in the whole wide world. I remember drinking it the first time in Quartz de les Valls in Valencia and since then I fell in love with it !!!"

    Mayra - Gresham, OR - Aug 17, 2015

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    "A wonderful reminder of summer in Spain and a delight to share with family"

    Brenda Kane - Ridgefield, CT - Apr 12, 2015

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    "yo estoy enamorado de la horchata me recuerda mis aventuras con mi hermano por la calles de sevilla los dia de mucho calor nos parabamos en los quisquitos donde preparaban la horchata ahy mismo directamente de la rais y con un savor inconfundible de lo mejor para remediar el calor y la sed ,gracias por traerme esos maravillosos recuerdos les estoy enteramente agradecido "

    santiago canosa oliver - wilbraham, MA - Apr 6, 2015

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    "People think that "Mexican" Horchata is good... Once you try this, you'll NEVER go back!! Spanish Horchata is by FAR the Best Taste you'll Put in Your Face!"

    Ryan - Taylorsville, UT - Mar 16, 2015

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    Catia FERNANDEZ DE MURIAS - Calgary, AB - Mar 8, 2015

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    "I like horchata and this is a very good product. You can drink horchata all year but in summer, when it is so hot, a tall glass of cold horchata will make your day!"

    Tressy - Rego Park, NY - Apr 16, 2014

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    "We were very happy with the Horchata"

    lhunter - donalsonville, Georgia - Jan 6, 2013

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    "Good flavor but to spensive for wat you get."

    Eva - Purcellville, Virginia - Jul 9, 2012

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    "excellent traditional drink"

    cristina - Nov 24, 2010

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    "it is the best thing ever! its flavor is Mzing~~~~~~~`"

    Carolina - Sep 30, 2010

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    "My favorite drink and treat in the summer. Very refreshing and satisfying. "

    Maria Martin - Dec 11, 2009

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    "Simply the best! Thanks a lot, can't wait to order more, please restock soon!!"

    Vanessa Quintana - Apr 8, 2009

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