Avocado smoothies – a specialty of Dalat land
Sept 19th 2015.
Da Lat – Lam Dong is endowed with a cool, temperate climate all year round, very appropriate for the growing of fruit trees of high economic value, of which are the avocado trees. Avocado trees originated from European countries, following the French to be imported to Vietnam in the early 20th century and grown in the Central Highlands of Lam Dong and Dak Lak. Today, the avocados have become a specialty fruit of the Central Highlands in general and Da Lat – Lam Dong in particular.
Avocados in Lam Dong are processed into tasty and nutritious dishes, but most especially are the avocado smoothies with the characteristics of temperate weather. Once you come to the land of fruits& flowers on the Central Highlands, try once the Da Lat cool avocado smoothies. The fat, sweet taste of avocados combined with the chilly air of the Central Highlands will surely give you a sense of fun and excitement, quite different from the other places where you’ve ever eaten.
Da Lat avocado smoothies are well-known throughout the region due to its glutinous and delicious taste. Preparation of this drink is quite simple but with a very special flavor. To make a delicious avocado smoothies, besides the main ingredient of avocados and condensed milk, we also need durian ice cream, crushed ice First, people must select the sticky ripe avocados without any bruises. Then they halve, peel the avocado and discard the pit, then cut the yellow meat into small pieces. Or you may use a spoon to scoop the meat to put in a blender, add condensed milk or fresh milk at your disposal to enhance the flavor of the avocado smoothies. The condensed milk and the fresh milk will make the avocado smoothies sweeter, so we don’t need to add sugar to the smoothies, finally, crushed ice is added prior to grinding the mixture to produce an inviting green color. Then pour the mixture into a glass and add durian ice cream on top and enjoy it to feel the fat, delicious durian taste, and the nutrition from avocados.
Particularly, this dish is appropriate for all ages, and is often used as a dessert for many families. Additionally, avocado smoothies is the supply of vitamins, fiber and antioxidant nutrients to the body. To enjoy a glass of avocado smoothies, do come to some ice cream shops on Nguyen Van Troi, Pham Ngu Lao Phan Dinh Phung streets. Avocado smoothies a delicious drink you should not miss when visiting Dalat!
By Hong Thao