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Mangoes are Available:
June is peak season through August
How Does a Mango Grow:
Mangoes grow on tall evergreen trees in tropical areas.
What to Look for When Buying a Mango:
Choose mangoes that are plump without blemishes. Avoid soft or
shriveled ones. They should yield gently when pressed or buy and
ripen them at home.
Mango Storage Tips:
If ripe, a mango can be stored in the fridge. To ripen, leave at
How to Cook with Mangoes:
Cut up in chutneys, salsas, fruit salads. They also can be canned or
Mango Nutrition Facts:
Mango is high in Vitamin B6, fiber, Vitamin C and Vitamin A. They
also aid in digestion and provide potassium.
by Meliser (Austraila
5 Cups of flour
3 tsp sugar
1 Cup of milk
Get a bowl and put the flour the milk the sugar and the eggs in.
Mix and pour into pan.
Then cook it in the oven for half an hour.
Then let it cool a bit.
Cut the mangoes and decorate it with the cream. Put the cream all
over the cake and then you can put the mangoes on top.
by Elizabeth (Stephens City ,Virginia)
2 mangoes, peeled and diced
2 peaches, sliced
1 Cup of vanilla soy milk
1 Cup of orange juice
Blend everything together and enjoy!!!
Mango Topped Cracker Snack
Recipe by Allie Yost, (Emily MN USA )
Turkey or ham slices
Take the mango and chop it up into tiny pieces.
Mix it with the honey.
Warm it up until warm and let cool.
Spread on a cracker.
Add a slice of pepperoni but make sure that the pepperoni is cooled.
Then warm up the turkey and add to top.
3 ripe mangoes, diced
1/2 red onion, diced
3 Tablespoons cilantro, chopped finely
red bell pepper, chopped small
1/2 medium jalapeno, minced small
Juice of 1 lemon or lime or equivalent to 2 Tablespoons
Add diced and chopped ingredients together in serving bowl. Pour
juice of lemon over top and serve with chicken, fish or pork chops.