The start up La Noix Tigrée manufactures certified organic recipes in France from edible tiger nut, this super little tuber with a mild, slightly sweet almond taste.
Also called noix tigrée, chufa, earth almond, souchet, tiger nut has been used since Ancient Egypt for its nutritional properties. It is an oilseed, you can extract an oil from it or make a vegetable milk - like the horchata de chufa from Valencia in Spain.
Tigernuts are suitable for people with gluten intolerance. It is a source of minerals: phosphorus, potassium, zinc, magnesium, iron, vitamin E and good unsaturated fatty acids. Ideal for your munchies thanks to its fibers which swell and moderate the appetite.