Horchata – Sweet Rice Drink

Horchata
Horchata

Horchata comes from Spain. However, like most things that came to the American Continent in the 1600-1800’s it changed over time. The original recipe featured ingredients like barley, almonds, sesame seeds, or tigernuts. Now, the Horchata served at local parties comes from a mixture of rice and cinnamon.

Horchata at Parties

My aunt used to bring horchata, limonada (a type of lemonade), and sangria to every family gathering. Recipes like these circulate from family to family and can provide many happy memories.

Party Drinks

What drinks do you traditionally get for your family parties?

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Cree Dalene began writing in 2002, for a short story competition. Over the years, Cree developed a love for sharing ideas. Soon that included sharing other skills like cooking, fitness, and programming.

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