Under the Mango Tree

Mangos are now in abundance in Zambia, it is a delicious way to start the year. The recipes below can serve as a reminder of howfresh fruit can make a tasty addition to so many meals and should not break any diet resolutions you may have made.



While they freeze well, when pureed, and dried mango is a favourite for many, I am making the most of this endless supply, finding new and healthy ways to eat mango particularly in savoury dishes. Here are a number of recipes with each identifying the diets for which it is suited.

Try the unusual combination ofCucumber and Mango Salad or a sweet and spicy salsa Mango Salsa that is tasty with any grill – meat, fish, halloumi, bean rissoles or vegetables.

The recipe below Spiced Fresh Mango can be both an accompaniment to something savoury or served as a dessert. Other fresh, light and healthy desserts you may enjoy are Tropical Fruit Salad and Mango Yoghurt Mousse.


Spiced Fresh Mango
Spiced Fresh Mango
Fresh mango, as a savoury accompaniment or dessert, with spice to enhance the flavour. This makes it suitable for almost every diet, including Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Paleo, Raw and Vegan. Mango combines well with lime juice and chilli, … Spiced Fresh Mango



Mango Yoghurt Mousse
Mango Yoghurt Mousse
A simple mango mousse, with no added sugar or cream but spiced with cardamom, will be enjoyed by most diners and is suitable for many diets including Dairy Free, Egg Free, Low Calorie Vegetarian and Vegan. I think the best way to eat mango is fresh off the tree and … Mango Yoghurt Mousse


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