Tag Archives: Tigernuts from Valencia

The tigernut and the vegan diet

The vegan diet based on the consumption of fruits and vegetables has a high nutritional value. Part of their benefits, and respect for animals and the environment, are based on the antioxidant power of exclusive consumption of large amounts of natural products. (more…)
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Fallas, the most authentic tradition of Valencia

Valencia is a land of ancient traditions and history. Religious festivities, popular festivities, and some special dishes particular of the region are some of the many offerings that Valencia gave to the Spanish and global culture. If the Spanish gastronomy brings us delights like the chufa and the refreshing and popular horchata of Valencia, the…
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Urban farming: how to plant tigernuts at home

In recent years urban farming has become more and more know. Everyone knows someone who has designed its own green space at home: on the terrace or a balcony that before that was barely used. Any space is suitable for creating our own garden; we just need some basic knowledge and will to start this…
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Chufa: a healthy nutrient with many benefits

It is common to consume chufa during summer, because with the chufa we can prepare the most refreshing and healthy beverage for this season. Due to its multiple properties and nutritional values, the use for the chufa has started to expand and it should be included in any daily diet. It is a healthy food,…
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Tigernuts: a source of energy and health

Tigernuts, their cultivation and properties have a distant origin that dates back to ancient civilizations. Egyptians consumed them; different documents and archaeological findings testify to this. The most famous is from the father of botany, Theophrastus, he included them in his catalogue of edible plants, dating from the fourth century BC. Although it was thought…
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Tigernuts energy balls

For about 20 balls: 150 g dates 100 g dry tigernut 50 g candied orange peel + powered cinnamon OR 1 cm fresh ginger + powered ginger Soak tigernut in a bowl of water at least 24 hours to rehydrate it. Place the dates in another bowl of water and let them soak as well.…
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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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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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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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