The horchata originally came to Mexico via the Spaniards, who called it Agua— or horchata—de chufa and made it with tiger nuts. The tiger nut is not found in Mexico, so we opt for a delectable almond-rice variation in this recipe.
Agua de Piña con Nopal (Pineapple and Cactus Drink)
Pinapple & Cactus Drink, INGREDIENTS ½ cup sugar 1 small nopal (cactus paddle; available at melissas.com) cleaned of spikes and roughly chopped ½ ripe pineapple, peeled, cored, and roughly chopped ½ large Granny Smith apple unpeeled, cored, and roughly chopped
Horchata - Mexican version made with rice. Simple recipe, with wonderful photos. Easy to make and sounds like it will be a delicious recipe. I like some of the suggestions to add condensed milk instead of regular milk!