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Watermelon and yogurt cooler

It's summer in the Northern hemisphere but, here in the tropics, we are smack in the monsoon season. Not that it rains everyday. On the contrary, some days are so warm and … [Read more...]

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Minty vanilla mocha shake

Holiday eating got too heavy? Have something for breakfast that doesn't require chewing -- a milk shake with everything in it including caffeine to wake you up, sugar to give … [Read more...]

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Tea milkshake

I never liked milk in my tea. I always felt that the milk drowned out the delicate flavors of the tea. It wasn't until Alex developed an affinity for milk tea and learned how … [Read more...]

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Dragon fruit shake

When Speedy saw Luke Nguyen whip up a dragon fruit shake in his show, he wasted no time in buying a dragon fruit to replicate the drink at home. When he cut the dragon fruit … [Read more...]

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Mango-ginger lassi

When Speedy said "mango-ginger", I have to admit that I was a bit apprehensive. Although I am used to combining fruits with spices (mostly, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves), I … [Read more...]

mango-lemon-lassi

Mango-lemon lassi

Lassi is essentially a yogurt-based drink that contains spices. Question: if a drink contains yogurt, plus milk, and has no spices whatsoever, is it still a lassi? Giada de … [Read more...]

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Watermelon Smoothie

When I first posted a recipe for watermelon smoothie, I used a regular watermelon and the recipe included instructions on scraping off the seeds. That was in 2004 and you can … [Read more...]

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Honeydew and mint cooler

Inspired by a drink concocted by Bob Blumer in his Surreal Gourmet show, Speedy substituted lemon for lime as lime is not always easy to find in supermarkets (our lime tree is … [Read more...]

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Mango lassi

Lassi is a popular drink in many South Asian countries. It is made with yogurt, milk and spices. The sweet version, often served cold, has fruits added. Mango lassi is the … [Read more...]