Tigernut recipes How to cook prepare Tigernut

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Tigernuts are not nuts, but edible tubers with a slightly sweet, nutty flavour compared to the more bitter tasting tuber of the "purple nutsedge". They are quite hard and are generally soaked in water before they can be eaten. They have various uses, in particular they are used in Spain to make horchata. They are sometimes known by their Spanish name, chufa. Other common names for these tubers are "earthalmond" and "yellow nutsedge".

The tubers were originally cultivated for common commercial production is almost exclusively in the Valencia region of Spain.
Tiger nuts have excellent nutritional qualities with a fat composition similiar to olive oil and a rich mineral content, especially phosphorus and potassium. Tiger nuts are also gluten and cholesterol free, and have a very low sodium content.

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