You may not have heard of tigernuts, but cultures have used this delicious root for centuries! Called several names including rush nut, earth almond, and chufa, tigernuts are used to prepare popular snacks and beverages throughout Africa and Spain. There are several types of tigernuts, but yellow and brown tigernuts are the most popular for cooking and baking.
- What Is Tigernut Flour?
Tigernuts are naturally sweet root vegetables also called earth almonds. Tigernut flour is a gluten-free, nut-free, grain-free flour made from finely ground tigernuts.
- Where Does Tigernut Grow?
Tigernut is native to Africa. There are several types of tigernut; brown and yellow are the most popular for cooking and baking. This African superfood has been used to fuel paleo-centric and vegetarian lifestyles for centuries.
- How Is Iya Foods’ Tigernut Flour Made?
Our tigernut flour is made by finely grinding raw, dry tigernut tubers. We ethically source tigernuts from West African farmers, ensuring our final products contain the highest amounts of vitamins, nutrients, and flavor. There are no chemicals, preservatives, or additives in Iya’s Tigernut Flour.
- How Do You Bake With Tigernut Flour?
Due to its naturally sweet flavor profile, tigernut flour is usually reserved for baking sweet dishes and desserts like pudding, brownies, pancakes, cookies etc. Tigernut flour also provides a delicious nutty flavor when added to veggie, sweet potato, or black bean burgers. Try it in smoothies and beverages like horchata and tigernut milk.
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