Mangoes are one of the world's most popular fruits, but they are a tropical fruit many of us are late in discovering. Naturally sweet and juicy, they are a marvelous way to introduce children to wholesome fresh fruits.Skip to next paragraph
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The mango season runs from now through September, so now is the time to try them. Choose mangoes that are slightly soft. Firmer ones will ripen at room temperature in a few days. Many mangoes are imported from Mexico, where the climate is ideal for growing this tropical fruit.
Here are some ideas for using fresh mangoes. Try a mango garnish with eggs at breakfast. Top cheesecake, crepes, yogurt, cottage cheese, shortcake, or ice cream with slices of mango.