Here’s a mango hack that will change the way you eat the tropical fruit forever.
Until now, most people used the same method to get to the sweet, delicious fruit inside a mango. Firstly, you slice the fruit lengthways in the usual manner, either side of the stone. Then you employ the 'avocado technique', which means you score the fleshy side of a slice and turn it inside out to achieve cubes of fruit. It’s fine, but this hack beats them all.
In a TikTok video by @katiefeeneyy, she shows her followers how her boyfriend eats a mango, and it’s a completely new way to do it.
- Cutting it horizontally, he then twists the mango in half, pulling it apart to release the stone.
- He eats the fruit from the stone and then bites down on it, twisting the other part to release the fruit from the stone – watch your teeth.
- He launches the stone for “the racoons”, which we don’t recommend, then takes a spoon and scoops out the lovely, fleshy fruit from the mango.
Obviously this hack only works for a perfectly fresh mango that’s soft enough to break free from the stone, yet firm enough to withstand some twisting manipulation. Try it out for yourself.
Whatever way you choose to prepare your mango, it makes a juicy and delicious ingredient in many recipes, both sweet and savoury. This mango gazpacho recipe created by Albert Manso Miras offers a new twist on a Spanish classic. Chicken and mango salad with spinach and hazelnuts provides a refreshing, healthy low-carb salad that’s sure to wake up your taste buds. Finally, the classic pairing of mango and raspberry in this sorbet recipe is intensified with the addition of fresh basil leaves to cleanse the palate after a rich meal.