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Tiger Nut (Cyperus esculentus)

Tiger nut is a wholesome food and its derived product tiger nut milk also. Tiger nut is slowly attracting more scientific and technological interest; nevertheless there is a higher interest in the production of “horchata de chufa” (tiger nut milk) and its oil. The continous development of new products from the tubers and using its…
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Fresh pasta supplemented with tiger nut flour

Tiger nut flour has been revealed as a promising ingredient for supplemented fresh pasta formulation, which could be an interesting fiber-rich product to offer in the market. A 30% replacement level could be used without technological problems. Nevertheless, structure reinforcement is needed as obtained supplemented pasta showed a faster and greater loss of firmness, elasticity…
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Dietary supplementation tigernuts attenuated atherosclerotic lesion

This is the finding of a study that was made by Mohamed Labib Salem (Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC), Mohsen Zommara (Department of Dairy Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Tanta University, Kafr El-Scheikh, Egypt) and K. Imaizumi (Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan). "Dietary supplementation tigernuts attenuated atherosclerotic…
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Milled Tigernuts: Ground tigernuts, healthy and ready to use

Milled tigernuts are obtained using totally natural milling methods and can be used to make easy, delicious dishes, full of flavour. Instead of grinding tigernuts by hand with a mortar and pestle, there is the option of buying ground tigernuts, ready to use. Ground chufa or tigernut can be used right away to make breakfast…
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Tiikeripähkinä (Tigernuts) are an increasingly popular food in Finland

Tiikeripähkinä (tigernuts) have been making their way beyond the frontiers of Valencia and Spain for years, and Finland is a clear example of this. In Finland the “TIIKERIPÄHKINÄ” is getting more and more popular and you start finding them in different shops. There is a growing trend for several years in Finland and other northern European countries…
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Horchata (tigernuts milk) is good for your health

We all know how good a drink of horchata makes us feel on a hot summer day, but it turns out it’s doing us good too. As well as being refreshing and having a unique flavour, it is highly nutritious and one of the healthiest drinks you can find. Horchata has a lot of advantages…
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Földi mandula / Tigrismogyoró: The spanish chufa in Hungary

The health benefits of the Földi mandula (tigernuts) are one of its main values in foreign markets such as Hungary Földi mandula (tigernuts) are being enjoyed in more and more places, and the European market is taking up this food, which is being discovered by people far from Valencia, its historic place of origin. In…
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Tigernut horchata and cava cocktail

Horchata de chufa or tigernut horchata is perfect for making cocktails which are intense and substantial rather than refreshing. It offers many possibilities, and can be mixed with a wide range of soft drinks and alcohols. Variations can be made on other cocktails (such as swapping out a Piña colada for a “Chufa Colada”) as…
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Tigernuts prevents heart attacks and reduce cholesterol

TIGERNUT PREVENTS HEART ATTACKS AND REDUCES THE CHOLESTEROL LEVEL, ACCORDING TO A STUDY. R.P., Valencia Tigernut milk is mainly produced in The Comunidad Valenciana, and its properties come from the reduction of cholesterol and the risks of heart attacks up to benefit to people who suffer arteriosclerosis or renal insufficiencies, according to the last data,…
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Tigernut biscotti

TIGERNUT BISCOTTI  INGREDIENTS FOR 4 PERSONS  100 gr. coarse chopped Tigernuts; 25 gr. Tigernut flour; 150 gr. sugar; 1 tsk cardamom seed; 1 tsk salt; 500-600 gr. flour; 1 tsk baking powder; 2 egg. PREPARATION  Brush with: 1 egg white Combine the Tigernut flour, sugar, cardamom seed, salt, flour and baking powder. Gradually add the…
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