Thursday 6 August, 2020

Young Chefs' Kitchen: Cool down with a refreshing Mango Lassi

Chef Latoya Panton with Young Chef Rachel Rowe.

Chef Latoya Panton with Young Chef Rachel Rowe.

This week, Chef Latoya Panton and Young Chef Rachel Rowe take on an Indian journey with their refreshing take on one of the South Asian nation's native smoothies, the Mango Lassi.

Watch the video below to see just how it’s done:

And here’s the recipe:


Mango Lassi

•            1 cup plain yogurt

•            1/2 cup milk

•            1 cup chopped mango (peeled and stone removed)

•            4 teaspoons sugar, to taste

•            A dash of ground cardamom (optional)



Put the mango, yogurt, milk, sugar and cardamom into a blender and blend for 2 minutes, then pour into individual glasses, and serve. Can sprinkle with a little cardamom.

The Lassi can be kept refrigerated for up to 24 hours.

Yield: Makes about 2 cups.

Delicious Occasions opened its doors for the annual Young Chefs Summer Cooking Classes on June 18. Aimed at getting children and young adults active in the kitchen, the summer classes offer one on one training with Chef Panton and several top guest chefs across Jamaica.

For more information on the Young Chef’s Summer Classes, visit the website at, email, call 819-0959 or send a DM to @deliciousoccasionsja on Instagram.

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