On a trip to Taipei we found a latte with as main ingredient black rice.
I had been considering to make a similar drink before, so once home I got to experiment.
The result turned out a practical power drink, a blend of beans, providing lots of non-dairy protein, soy milk and
black rice. This 'horchata' is packed with carbs, protein, fiber, mineral and micronutrients, replaces a meal
easily or enhances recovery after a workout.
I prefer to make my own red bean paste, but you can have a look at your local food store.
The one from is yummy and not too sweet (if you want to give my red bean paste recipe a try, drop me a
Sealed and refrigerated, each ingredient keeps for up to a week!
1/3 cup red bean paste
1/2 cup black sticky rice (you can try other rice varieties, but it has to be a sticky one)
1 cup soy milk
First, boil the rice as described in this recipe.
Then, blend all 3 ingredients!
You can add more sticky rice or red bean paste according to your
If not sweet enough (largely depends on the brand of soy milk and red bean paste), you can add