Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Rosehip & mint lassi

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rosehip and mint lassi


Rosehip and mint lassi 


A cool & refreshing blended yogurt drink recipe perfect for sunny days. The rosehip and mint add a sweetness and fresh flavour to the tangy yogurt - a delicious combination (and a great way of using the beautiful fresh mint that is in abundance in the garden). Ready in just a few minutes after a quick whizz in the blender. 

We are in the middle of a heat wave here in the Limousin and it's at times like these that we are even more grateful to live near the Lac de Vassiviere, which is great for a quick cool down when the temperatures rise. 

Ironically, as I write the rain has started to fall and I can here the vegetable patch (and Eric le chien) breath a sigh of relief as the water starts to cool them down. It's only a quick shower however and over as soon as it began. Time to get the blender out and make another lassi I think...

My rosehip and mint lassi is great served on its own, as a summer cooler, but goes really well alongside curries and spicy dishes too. 

recipe by Ema at De Tout Coeur Limousin
preparation time: less than 10 minutes 


serves 2


ingredients:
400ml plain natural yogurt
3-4 tbsp rosehip syrup (or alternatively you can use rose syrup/cordial or rosewater to taste)
handful chopped fresh mint
handful ice cubes
dash of milk (to thin if necessary)


method:

add all ingredients to a blender and whizz until well mixed. Thin with a bit of extra milk if necessary. 




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6 comments:

  1. Wow you do retreats too!!? You know how each time I visit your blog I want to eat and drink everything! This sounds so refreshing :) Thanks for joining #happyandhome

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    1. we do indeed Penny. As well as our diary of events we also offer bespoke creative and wellbeing retreats throughout the year. We are also always interested in working with others who run their own workshops and events. If you'd like any further info please just get in touch.

      Thanks too for hosting #happyandhome - always great to link up and learn new things too:)

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  2. Mmmm this looks gorgeous! I have never made a lassi I confess, really must give it a go!

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    1. so delicious and easy to make too - thanks for stopping by, and sorry for the delay in replying. Let me know if you give it a go :)

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  3. That sounds lovely and cooling. And yes, isn't it nice for a few drops of rain when it's been so hot? Just a few though! #happyandhome

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    1. ahh seems so long away now that we have had the first frost. Sorry for the delay in replying. Thanks so much for your comments :)

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