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Here, Lassi!

Serious Eats Mira Evnine & Liz Clayman 1 comment

This tamarind and coconut-enhanced take on a traditional lassi is downright refreshing, a little tart with just the right amount of sweet and smooth. More

Easy Mango-Blackberry Smoothie

Serious Eats Maggie Hoffman 3 comments

This quick and delicious smoothie has just three ingredients: ripe Ataulfo mango, frozen blackberries, and unsweetened kefir. More

Water Kefir from 'Mastering Fermentation'

Serious Eats Kate Williams Post a comment

Milk kefir is a pretty common sight in the dairy aisle these days—or at least it is in California. Much more mysterious is its lactose-free cousin, water kefir. Both drinks are fermented with similar SCOBYs (symbiotic colonies of bacteria and yeast), but milk kefir grains feed on the natural sugars in the milk while water kefir needs additional sugar or fruit juice to get going. Mary Karlin provides recipes for both in her new cookbook, Mastering Fermentatio. Today, we're trying our hand at the water-based version. More

Kefir Date Shake

Serious Eats Autumn Giles Post a comment

This version of the regional specialty pairs kefir with store-bought frozen yogurt and dates for a satisfying not-too-sweet treat. More

Spicy and Salty Mango Lassi

Serious Eats Autumn Giles Post a comment

This smoothie is a mash-up of a lassi, the Indian yogurt drink, and the spicy mangoes sold by street vendors. More

Avocado Kefir Smoothie with Ginger and Mint

Serious Eats Autumn Giles 1 comment

This take on a green smoothie is buttery and delicious thanks to ripe avocado. More

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