The sweet smell of ripe mangoes heralds the start of the long Australian summer. Their ready availability during the summer months, combined with their versatility, makes mango one of the most popular summer fruits. In the below video, we show you how to prepare mangoes to get the best out of them.
Enjoyed in combination with other seasonal fruit or simply on their own, mangoes are exotic and deliciously juicy. Use to accompany seafood, add to salads, layer in desserts or use in fresh smoothies, mangoes are in season and the perfect fruit to bring you into the summer months.
How to select a mango
Select firm, bright mangoes with a distinct pleasant aroma. Avoid mangoes with black or soft spots.
How to store mangoes
Ripen at room temperature. Store ripe fruit in the vegetable crisper or in a plastic bag in the refrigerator. Use within 3 days.
How to prepare mangoes video
This video shows you how to peel, slice and dice mangoes.
What are the health benefits of mangoes
- Great source of Vitamin C
- Good source of beta carotene which the body converts to Vitamin A
- Source of dietary fibre
Ways to use mango
Incredible as a sweet addition to savoury dishes such as salads, perfect as a breakfast addition in smoothies and smoothie bowls and ideal for summer desserts. Try sweet ideas like trifles, gelato and of course, one of the best ways to use mango; pavlova!
The following recipes show you just how easy it is to add mango to your favourite dishes.
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