Fri 25 Mar 2005
Went back to Darband today. I was thinking of getting the Tiramisu again but some of the beverages caught my eye while standing in line. A popular Persian drink called doogh (Shemshad brand)
I chose the mint one to see what it would taste like. I guess I am kind of adventurous cause if you look at the ingredients up close it doesn’t sound too appealing. Then again I have tried carbonated milk drinks in China and they weren’t too bad :
Anyhow I am willing to try anything for the sake of this food blog so I went ahead and ponied up $2 for a bottle. The taste? Well I think it would’ve been pretty good if there wasn’t the salt because I am not exactly used to drinking milk with a savory aftertaste. It basically tastes like tzatziki sauce which is great with spicy foods and fried breads. I guess I wasn’t expecting this taste in a beverage. I think if you had an ultra spicy dish this would be a good drink to balance it out.
I’m not too familiar with this drink so if anyone can post a comment on what you drink this with usually I’d love to find out.
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