How To Eat A Mango

The following two websites explain how to eat mangoes.

According to seemingly credible information the skin of mangoes is toxic and so those sights advise against eating the skin of mango fruit as do I.

The mango is the national fruit of India,[44] Pakistan, and the Philippines.[45] The mango tree is the national tree of Bangladesh.[46]

In Hinduism, the perfectly ripe mango is often held by Lord Ganesha as a symbol of attainment, regarding the devotees potential perfection. Mango blossoms are also used in the worship of the goddess Saraswati.

Mango leaves are used to decorate archways and doors in Indian houses and during weddings and celebrations like Ganesh Chaturthi. Mango motifs and paisleys are widely used in different Indian embroidery styles, and are found in Kashmiri shawls, Kanchipuram silk sarees, etc. Paisleys are also common to Iranian art, because of its pre-Islamic Zoroastrian past.
In Tamilnadu, Mango is considered, along with Banana and jack fruit, as the Three royal fruits (Mukkani)
Famous Urdu poet Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib was very fond of mangoes. There are many anecdotes concerning his love for mangoes.

In Australia, where mangoes are considered to be a symbol of summer, the first tray of mangoes of the season is traditionally sold at an auction for charity.[47]

In the above excerpt something called “the jack fruit” is mentioned. The jackfruit is similar in appearance to the durian fruit. Here is a link to information on jackfruit.


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2 Responses to How To Eat A Mango

  1. janoklark says:

    If a mango is very ripe and sweet, I like to eat at least some of the skin. A Colombian friend of mine always eats the skins and likes to eat the unripe mangoes with salt.

  2. Mango skin is NOT toxic; this notion was created by the Jews who own and run medical/pharmaseutical companies as well as cancer research.

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