Before I go further with my blogs and write more about myself, it’s time to write about mangoes.
Heat, rain and mangoes – these are what define summer in Pakistan. Though scorching heat of the sun coupled with frequent power outages make life difficult, but, a big, pulpy, juicy and sweet mango makes forget everything.
Mango is known as the ‘king of fruits’ and is rich in vitamins A, B and C. It can be eaten in as many ways as one can count on, sliced, cubed, milk shake, ice-cream, and salad and so on.
I like mangoes very much and I savour their delicacy in my style. You must have mangoes in your countries, then here’s my simple yet delicious recipe to note down. Take a big ripe mango cut into cubes, add a spoonful of honey, one and half spoonful of milk powder, roughly mix them all and, here you go...yummy
Like ripe mangoes, raw mangoes also remain in demand throughout mango season. These are made into pickles, jams, chutneys and last but not least sorbet. The sorbet made from raw mangoes tastes fantastic. First, the mangoes are peeled and roughly cut into slices and are put to boil in water. When the mixture thickens and a bit yellowish, it is cooled down to room temperature. In a mixer blender, it is then blended with sugar, little salt and a pinch of black salt. If it feels sour and thick, then some more sugar and water is added to make it leveled in taste, but it should not feel very sweet. It tastes delicious when it is a bit sweet, a little salty and tangy.
I must stop here or the mango fans could not resist to eat mango right from the fridge.
In my next blog, I will write about the kinds of mangoes and their production in Pakistan.
Jo, do you like mangoes? I’ve been waiting to read your comment on my writing.
Thank you so much Alinor from Brazil, sweet Ana Paula from Brazil and Phu from Netherlands for your warm welcome.
Alinor, I will write more about myself and my country in Monday’s blog and I hope you will like it.
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