How to prepare and eat mangoes this summer
The sweet smell of ripe mangoes heralds the start of the long Australian summer. Their ready availability during the summer months, their versatility and delectable flavour makes mango one of the most popular summer fruits.
Enjoyed in combination with other seasonal fruit or simply on their own, mangoes are exotic and deliciously juicy. Watch and learn how to prepare mangoes to accompany seafood, add to salads
, layer in desserts
or use in fresh smoothies
. Plus, get heaps of great mango recipes to eat!
How to select a mango
Select firm, bright mangoes with a distinct pleasant aroma. Surface level blemishes won't affect the fruit, but 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.