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what do you do with mangoes?

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fedda Sat 25-Aug-07 16:54:49

Hi, I bought 3 mangoes for £1 but I only know that you can eat them in fruit salads. What else can I do with them?

Blandmum Tue 28-Aug-07 21:52:16

Prefer my mangos with greek yoghurt, they are too sweet to go with custard IMHO.

Nice grilled.

She is joining in custy

Tortington Tue 28-Aug-07 21:53:49

that's alright then

Desiderata Tue 28-Aug-07 22:15:59

Ah, feck the mangoes, LL. It won't be long before the rugger starts and we shall have weightier issues to discuss grin

fedda Tue 28-Aug-07 22:19:22

I just had a terrible thought that you all don't know any more things for the poor mangoes. Would you then give me some ideas for watermelons?

Desiderata Tue 28-Aug-07 22:24:12

Flood defences? smile

littlelapin Tue 28-Aug-07 23:14:26

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

fedda Tue 28-Aug-07 23:59:23

Was I?

Boco Wed 29-Aug-07 12:37:54

I like Fedda very much. She is funny, and i'm going to change my name to Boco voco da flamingoes.

Blandmum Wed 29-Aug-07 12:41:36

'What can you do with mangos' just sounds funny.

Far more amusing than, 'What can I do with a pound of mince'

But 'what can I do with a pound of mince and and onion' is more amusing.

Is it to do with the shape, I wonder?

springflowerslapin Wed 29-Aug-07 12:43:09

"What can you do with a large cucumber?"

Blandmum Wed 29-Aug-07 12:45:21

The inuendo (fnar) oportunities offered by a cucumber are almost endless.

Likewise, 'What can I do with a banana'

or a kumquat

I think that a turnip is a safe bet though

Boco Wed 29-Aug-07 12:56:50

What can i do with a guadalupe is baffling.

springflowerslapin Wed 29-Aug-07 12:58:56

Have her tattooed on your arm, apparently Boco!

Guadalupe Wed 29-Aug-07 13:05:47

Did you call me, Boco?

I was made an asparagus risotto with a prawn and mango salad once. Delicious.

Boco Wed 29-Aug-07 13:11:50

Guadalupe is really a wonderful name. I should have called both my dds Guadalupe. [missed boat emoticon]

Apparently the fruit is a bit like dates though, and that's a little off putting, it sounds like it should be juicier than that.

leo1978 Wed 29-Aug-07 13:16:40

I make jerk chicken with a mango, tomato and cucumber salsa. Roast a sweet potato and a spoonful of yoghurt and you're laughing!

winestein Wed 29-Aug-07 18:31:42

re cucumbers: anyone else remember the thread a couple of years ago where someone asked what they could do with 2 cucumbers? Now that didn't turn out quite the way the OP anticipated either...

unknownrebelbang Wed 29-Aug-07 18:33:40

TWO cucumbers?

That's just greedy.

MyTwopenceworth Wed 29-Aug-07 18:34:44

Who was it?

Just so I know to never go round to their place for a salad.

fedda Wed 29-Aug-07 21:13:33

So sad, no ideas for watermelons then? What about tomatoes?

colinandcaitlinsmommy Wed 29-Aug-07 21:16:05

I have tons of recipes for tomatoes as we planted 6 and had 9 more come up on their own out of the garden. However, they are all in American, since that is where I am, and since you don't even know what an American is, they won't help. wink

fedda Wed 29-Aug-07 21:21:18

Do you care to explain?

colinandcaitlinsmommy Wed 29-Aug-07 21:39:18

I was going to link a simple recipe for Parmesan Chicken Paillards with Tomato Sauce, but the site is down right now. The sauce is simple and excellent, and matches great with the chicken, or is good on pasta or other things, but the website it is on is down. I have to run to take the kids to the Dr. for their checkups, but will try later if I remember. There's also an out of this world recipe for mango bread pudding on there, and I don't even like bread pudding much.

fedda Wed 29-Aug-07 21:51:24

Lucky you.

Blandmum Thu 30-Aug-07 08:11:20

Green tomato chutney


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