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You look to outside of yourself,
but you are the source of milk — why do you milk others.
There is a shoreless ocean of milk inside you —
why do you seek milk with a pail?
Iced Yogurt Drink
A staple beverage of Turkey, particularly appreciated on hot summer afternoons.
Total time: 10 minutes
4 cups drained yogurt
8 cups ice cold spring water or sparkling mineral water
1 tbsp. dried or 2 tbsp. fresh, finely chopped mint
2 tsp. salt, or to taste
¼ cup lemon juice, or to taste (optional)

With a whisk or a blender, combine all ingredients until completely smooth. For extra tartness, add lemon juice. Serve fully chilled, with one or two ice cubes.