thecookingchook

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How goes a Mango?

Apart from summer berries, one of the fruits that I love eating this time of year in Australia is the mango. My parents, being South-East Asian, ate a lot of mangoes throughout my childhood, so I grew up sharing their love of this sweet, fleshy fruit. Normally, we would eat mangoes after dinner as an after dinner dessert. My parents weren’t really big on cakes or anything like that after dinner; instead, we would have a plate of fruit and an Asian tea of some sort. Boy, have things changed since I left home! Read more…

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Freak out mango fro-yo

You know that summer is a comin’ when the temperature outside reaches 34°C (93°F in the ye olde scale) in the middle of spring! Adelaide tends to run a bit hot in the warmer months, which is fine because there is no humidity making the heat bearable. Another indicator that summer is on its way is when the tropical fruits start appearing at the green grocers. I love fruit in general, but I absolutely freak out about summer fruits. Everything just seems to be juicier and sweeter. I’m always left with a stupid grin on my face with fruit juice running down my chin whenever I’m eating them (maybe I need to learn not to be such a messy eater). Read more…

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