Let the Countdown Begin!

It is that time of year again people:  Epcot International Food & Wine Festival time at Walt Disney World.  My sister and I are going to be making a road trip there in less than a month!  This year we will be running in the inaugural Wine & Dine Half-marathon Relay in addition to a whole lot of eating and drinking (after the relay of course). 

To commemorate this event, I will be bringing you a different recipe from last year’s cookbook every Thursday up until we leave.  I will have a different course each week! 

This week I am starting with a drink, the Mango Lassi, or chilled mango yogurt drink, from New Delhi, India.  This is perfect for the summer heat. 

I subsituted Greek yogurt for regular yogurt because I already had some on hand.  The sugar is optional, but if your mango is ripe, you won’t need it.

Mango Lassi
Adapted from the 2009 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Cookbook
Serves 4

Ingredients:
2 cups ripe mango, chopped
Pinch of salt
1 cup chilled whole milk
1 cup whole-milk plain Greek yogurt
2-3 tsp. sugar, optional

Directions:
1.  If mango has stringy fibers push through a sieve with the back of a spoon.  Refrigerate until cold.

2.  Combine mango, salt, milk, and yogurt in a blender and puree until smooth.  Taste and add sugar to taste.  If you want the drink colder, add about 8 cubes of ice.  Can be refrigerated up to 24 hours.

3 Responses to Let the Countdown Begin!
  1. Elantrice
    September 2, 2010 | 9:47 am

    Come on Disney trip!!!

  2. Eliana
    September 3, 2010 | 3:50 am

    Love the new site design. Can’t wait to read more of your delicious posts.

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