If you like tropical fruits, you will LOVE mango! Used in a multitude of both savory and sweet recipes, here are some of my favorites!
What is a mango?
Mangoes are part of the stone fruit family. They grow from tropical trees that are native to South Asia. However, mango trees have been spread to all parts of the world.
Mangoes can range in different shapes, sizes and colors. They can be any color from green to yellow, orange or even red. They usually grow between 2 and 10 inches long, and are generally a round, oval or kidney shape.
Mangoes are used in a variety of culinary dishes. Unripe mangoes are used in things like:
When fully ripe, the are also used in many ways, including:
- fruit preserves
- ice cream
- fruit bars
- and many more!