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Sunday, May 3, 2009

More Mango

I did some sleuthing for Ashish, and just as I suspected, Queens has the answer.

There are also rumors of Food Emporium carrying Alphonsos, which is worth following up on before trekking out to Jackson Heights.

I recommend reading this piece by Sona Pai, featured in Best Food Writing 2008, on one Indian-American's complicated relationship with Indian mangoes and locavorism. According to Pai, the best way to eat an Indian mango is to roll it around til it's super soft and squishy, puncture a little hole near the stem, suck out the juices, and then peel to get at the meat. Mmmmm.

Image from Melissa Hom, NY Mag

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