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Monday, June 12, 2006
Comment ça y'en a marre des fraises? - Strawberry (soy)milkshake

[How come you're bored of eating strawberries]

Sometimes, you've got to face the truth: you're addicted.
I don't know about you, but the less time a product is available, the more I become obsessed with it.
Strawberries are a good example.
They start pointing their nose out around mid-may and disappear by the end of July. Almost three months, you tell me. Yes sure, but I'll answer: only three months!
But I should consider myself pretty lucky to have real-ruby-red-home-grown strawberries as soon as the beginning of May.

It's now accurate that I do love strawberries. Indeed I love them in every single way.
As a fruit, they're just perfect: juicy, tangy, tasty and gorgeous looking.

Strawberries are so versatile: the real food chameleon.
Fresh, I like them dipped in sugar or in melted chocolate, cut into cubes and drizzled with balsamic vinegar
Other great options are countless: from a mousse to a soup, from a compote to a posh entremet.
Two problems remain:
- too little time
- too many ways to use strawberries

So basically what happens is that you end up making a new strawberry thing everyday and everyone -- except you -- gets bored with strawberries.


Strawberry (soy)milkshake
I love the way the soymilk outlines the natural freshness and creaminess of the strawberries.
This drink is very refreshing and makes a great snack for hot summer days.


Strawberry 'soy)milkshake
serves 2

500g fresh strawberries (I used Mara des bois, which are very tasty and rather sweet)
400ml soy milk, ice cold

Wash the strawberries and put the in a food mixer. Add the soymilk and blitz for a minute or so.
Put in glasses and top with fresh strawberries.
Drink as soon as it's ready.

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11 sweets:
Anonymous bea at La Tartine Gourmande said something sweet:

Never bored with strawberries as you know! Lovely refreshing pic!

12 June, 2006 18:05 

Anonymous Pamela said something sweet:

Gorgeous photo, what a wonderful idea!!

12 June, 2006 20:11 

Anonymous tatyval71 said something sweet:

non non non , moi je n'en ai pas marre des fraises, ça ne fait que commencer!

12 June, 2006 22:39 

Anonymous MarieT said something sweet:

Grandiose ta photo ! J'en ai pas du tout marre des fraises surtout vu sous cet angle !

12 June, 2006 23:15 

Anonymous salwa said something sweet:

marre des fraises ? Jamais ..surtout avec un dessert pareil , la photo est extra

12 June, 2006 23:24 

Anonymous Fanny G said something sweet:

Ca a l'air trop trop méga bon de la mort...
C'est terrible de voir ça le matin car cela me donne déjà faim !

13 June, 2006 08:02 

Anonymous Clairechen said something sweet:

mmm it looks soooooooooo delicious!!!!

13 June, 2006 13:34 

Blogger geneve said something sweet:

I LOVE this photo - it captures that perfect thickness of a milkshake...makes me want to pull out the blender and make one right now. Yum!

16 June, 2006 08:02 

Anonymous Aïda said something sweet:

I LOVE THE MILKSHAKE !

17 June, 2006 19:35 

Anonymous Fanny said something sweet:

Bea - thanx. The drink itself was very refreshing.

Pamela - thank you for your nice words.

Taty, Mariet & Salwa - bon alors ca va, je ne suis pas la seule!

Fanny - merci boubinou. T'es trop sweet.

Claire - it's delicious, simple but delicious.

Geneve - thanx for dropping by and for your kind comment.

Aida - coucou ouistiti, alors comme ca 'you speak english'.
And you know what i think: cooking is an excellent way of learning english. Allez, on fait des brownies?

17 June, 2006 20:33 

Anonymous monkey said something sweet:

i take a wee holiday and this is what i miss!! oh my! i'm going to have to be more attentive. what better way to brighten a day, although, i cannot ever imagine getting bored of strawberries; most of them are lively conversationalists!

26 June, 2006 19:47 

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