Wednesday 15 October 2014
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Top 8 Wonderful Things You Can Do With A Mango

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This is the mango fruit season where mango enthusiasts live for this summery fruit. Maybe it’s that tartness of the fruit, or how perfect it tastes even when it’s just raw.

So here are our 8 Things to do with a mango you might consider doing.

Licuado

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A traditional favourite of many, this is perfect for breakfast or anytime. Spoon mango, yogurt, juice, and any fresh fruit into a fruit blender and liquefy it to your preferred thickness. Add in a few cubes of ice and serve it as a chilly drink.

Savoury salad

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A savoury salad comes with leafy greens, tomatoes and at times red onion. The salad is made even more flavourful with mango. Instead of salad dressing, top salad with slivers of mango and light oil.

Mango with lime and salt

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A favourite treat, mango is prepared with lime and touch of salt, which is tangy and delicious. Cut cubes of mango in a cup; shake the cubes, salt and top liberally with fresh or bottled lime juice

Puree

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Add chunks of mango in a blender or fruit processor then another complimentary fruit like strawberry, cherry, apricot, anything. The end result is a colourful and fresh puree.

Martini

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The martini becomes a fruity cocktail when you add a mango. Instead of a standard gin and dry vermouth recipe, take a mango martini add a bit of triple sec, mango juice and you’re good to go.

Mangorita

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Coined from margarita, it takes the original recipe and adds a splash of mango flavour. Choose a mango concentrate or juice, instead of using limejuice or frozen lime concentrate. Don’t cut out all the lime, just a splash of lime keeps the drink from being too sweet.

Ceviche

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The fresh and citrus-flavoured seafood dish adds a burst of colour and flavour when a touch of mango is added. Mango also pairs well with red onion and avocado in the same dish.

Mango-Key Lime Pie

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A mango key lime pie is usually made of two recipes, a cracker crust and the creamy pie filling. For a homemade approach, you’re advised to buy the crust ready made. The filling will consist of egg yolks, condensed milk, limejuice and mango. Simply just mix the appropriate amounts together, pour onto the crust and bake.

 

 



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