Horchata de Arroz
1 c rice, washed
2 quarts water
1 piece cinnamon stick
Sugar, to taste
Soak rice in water for3 hours so that rice will swell. Then add the cinnamon stick and simmer for 1/2 hour. Remove cinnamon.
Cool, strain the rice mixture through a cloth napkin, squeezing to extract al the mlky liquid. Add sugar to taste. Chill and serve over ice cubes.
Variation: In adition to, or instead of, the cinnamon, flavor the horchata with other extracts or spices, or blend in a blender with fresh or frozen strawberries or other fruit.
Makes about 8 cups
Source: Adventures in Mexican Cooking
****This is a recipe I cut out from the San Antonio Exress News a couple of years ago and I've yet to make it. I just buy it at a local taqueria place near my house or the Rice Dream brand.