Mango is known as the “King of Fruits” and with good reason! Nothing says summer in Australia like the enticing tropical scent of mango floating through the home. Juicy, vibrant and tangy, it’s no wonder that we’ve decided to make mango the product of the month here at Peaches! From the incredible health benefits, versatility and of course that refreshing taste, we feel that mango definitely deserves to be celebrated!
There are so many reasons to love mangoes, starting with the amazing things that they can do for your body! Mangoes contain antioxidant compounds that help protect against prostate, colon, breast and leukemia cancers. They can also help improve eye sight, digestion, lower cholesterol, boost immunity and even clear your skin! In fact, if you’re looking to get your skin that healthy glow; why not check out this recipe for a nourishing mango mud face mask? Honestly, is there anything that mangoes can’t do?
Now let’s get down to the real reason everyone is crazy about mangoes: their taste! So refreshing and deliciously addicting, there are many different ways to use mango in your cooking! We’ve found some great recipes for mango in salads, chutneys, smoothies, salsa, pancakes and curries, perfect for diner time.
If you’re looking for something sweeter, mango can make your dessert stand out! Cakes, puddings, sorbets, cookies and tarts are just some of the ways you use mango in dessert! So versatile, just another reason to love them!
But there’s one way to eat mango that we haven’t talked about yet: raw! Sometimes it’s the simplest things in life that are the best! If you’re looking to eat mango just the way it is, you have to know how to cut it. Take a look at this helpful video to guide you through the delicate art of cutting up mango.
Embrace our passion by stopping by Peaches and getting some mango into your basket. When selecting the perfectly ripe mango, use your nose! Ripe mangoes will be the ones that have a fruit aroma around their stems.
Join us in celebrating mango as the Peaches product of the month; after all it takes two to mango!