Tiger Nut Drink. The drink that roars.

Introducing the WILD card of Dairy-Free Drinks and UK’s first Tiger Nut Drink. Made with 6% organic Spanish tiger nuts, spring water, organic rice and a pinch of sea salt, this is a brand new, fiercely tasty recipe. Nothing artificial. Nothing refined.

 

What are tiger nuts?

Spoiler alert: no we didn’t castrate the Frosties mascot. Tiger nuts aren’t nuts, and they have nothing to do with tigers. They grow underground and their name comes from their stripy tigerprint like coating, which makes them the most glamorous tuber in our book. This also means they are safe for anyone with a nut allergy. Have no fear to consume this legume.

 

Where do they come from?

 Tiger Nuts have an international reputation. Horchata, made from tiger nuts, is a speciality of Valencia. It’s creamy with a hint of sweetness, and is enjoyed over ice. In Mexico, they prefer it hot with cinnamon and vanilla. The ancient Egyptians were the first to cultivate Tiger Nuts and even engraved drawings of them in their tombs. They’re almost as (tiger) nuts as we are.

What do they taste like?

 Tiger nuts are naturally sweet, creamy and offer luxurious, rich and nutty flavour…and tiger nut drink is no different.

Are they good for you?

They’re like Arnold Schwarzenegger.

There isn’t much they can’t do:

  • Also known as yellow nutsedge, earth almond or chufa this ancient tuber has many names and even more health properties and uses. Tiger Nuts can be enjoyed roasted, dried or raw.
  • Call it what you want, enjoy it how you like.
  • Tiger nuts have been used for many centuries to treat digestive issues.
  • We can throw back to the stone age where our hunter-gatherer ancestors worshipped the tiger nut. It made up 80% of their diets due to their health giving properties.
  • They’re are packed powerhouses of nutrition, brimming with magnesium, fibre, potassium and plenty of amino acids. Hello Arginine.
  • They also are a brilliant source of probiotics. Gut that. No wonder they’re now gaining international status.

 

Tiger Nut drink now available in store and online at Waitrose, coming soon online to Ocado. For exact Waitrose stores see here. Go get em’ tiger.