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THE WORLD’S EASIEST WAY TO CUT A MANGO!!
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A friend of my studied in Peru and she learned how to cut a mango from watching and learning the Peruvian cooks there and agreed to share their technique with us.
Interestingly enough, when you search for how to cut a mango, almost every single article shows a different technique that involves cross-hatching the mango flesh while it’s still inside the skin and then cutting it out in cubes. After watching This way of doing it I think it’s MUCH easier!
First, let me make it perfectly clear, I think mangoes are super awkward to cut! The main thing you need to know before attempting this is that there is a large flat stone pit in the center that you have to cut
Start by placing the mango on a flat surface (you might want to do it on a plate to catch the juice).
Holding the mango vertically, take a sharp knife and slice it lengthwise along either side of the stone pit. In fruit-cutting lingo this is referred to as cutting off the “cheeks” of the mango.
Now we’re going to borrow a page from the book on “how to cut up an avocado” and scoop out the flesh with a spoon.
That’s it! Now you can lay it flat side down on the board and cut it into any shape you’d like. Cubed, or sliced….it’s ALL delicious!
Did you know? The mango is the national fruit of India, Pakistan and the Philippines. Mango trees live a long time….some trees still bear fruit after 300 years.
In several cultures, its fruit and leaves are ritually used as floral decorations at weddings, public celebrations and religious ceremonie