Cold Rice Drink

Horchata de Arroz

Preparation info
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    1½ quarts

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Appears in
Food from My Heart: Cuisines of Mexico Remembered and Reimagined

By Zarela Martínez

Published 1992

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If you travel to Mexico, you will see many street stands selling only fresh cold beverages (see Aguas Frescas y Preparados). Most are made from fresh fruit. This, which like the French orgeat must go back to some medieval Mediterranean original, is the mysterious white one that you will see in the glass jugs. It’s one of my favorite flavors. My son Rodrigo always begs me to make this