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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 ... (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 ... (more)

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Mango-banana milkshake

I'm not a huge fan of bananas. I'm a mango and melon girl. Alex often makes banana milkshake, works perfectly for her because ... (more)

cold-drinks

Summer coolers

[Originally published in Manila Standard Today on April 8, 2009] It was cool and cloudy for a few days last week and I was ... (more)

corn-slushie

Corn slushie

It may look like a margarita but it isn't. Think maiz con hielo that can be drank from a glass. Technically, it's a smoothie. ... (more)

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Green mango juice

Been craving for green mango juice. If there's anything attractive about Philippine summers, it's the abundance of ... (more)

cucumberjuice

Cucumber cooler

I first tried cucumber juice at Alfredo's Steak House along Tomas Morato in Quezon City. My friend Lisa, whose family owns ... (more)

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Alex’s mango shake

My younger daughter, Alex, stayed home from school yesterday. Bad cold. By noon, she was bored. She started pestering me ... (more)

strawberryshake

Easy strawberry milkshake

My daughters' contribution to the Christmas day chow. They can do this with their eyes closed. :) My 11-year-old ... (more)