Why Are So Many Different Drinks Called Horchata? – Gastro Obscura

MEXICAN HORCHATA IS THE AGUA FRESCA that dreams are made of. While sweet and slightly creamy, it usually isn’t dairy-derived. Instead, it’s made by soaking white rice in water and cinnamon for several hours, straining, and adding sugar. Vaguely reminiscent of a delicate rice pudding, there’s nothing more refreshing than a cold cup of horchata on a hot summer day.

Source: Why Are So Many Different Drinks Called Horchata? – Gastro Obscura