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Mango Maddness

Mangoes have to be my favorite fruit! Mango season 2009 has just started and I have already been cooking up a mango storm. I have been enjoying experimenting with mangoes and I have made some really tasty mango dishes. With my growing collection mango recipes I thought that it was about time to go over them all and collect my favorites and here they are:

Desserts


Mango Shrikhand

Mango Shrikhand - Thick and creamy strained yogurt with sugar, cardamom and saffron mixed in and either topped with fresh (or caramelized) mango or with mango puree mixed in as well.



Mango on Coconut Sticky Rice

Mango on Coconut Sticky Rice - Sweet aromatic sticky rice made with coconut milk and topped with fresh mangoes is a great way to finish almost any meal.



Mango Crisp with Macadamia Nut Crust

Mango Crisp with Macadamia Nut Crust - If you like crisps and crumble like I do then you'll really enjoy this mango crisp with a touch of the tropics in the form of cardamom and a coconut and macadamia nut topping. Serve with a spoonful of vanilla ice cream for even greater enjoyment.



Mango Coconut Rice Pudding

Mango Coconut Rice Pudding - Mango and coconut rice team up again but this time in rice pudding spiced with cardamom and topped with macadamia nuts.



Mango and Nutella Crepes

Mango and Nutella Crepes - Nutella goes great with many fruits and the mango and nutella combo is definitely one to try. The fresh mango and nutella spread are wrapped by a warm just made crepe in this recipe for some breakfast magic.



Mango and Rhubarb Crumble

Mango and Rhubarb Crumble - Mango season starts in the Spring which means that rhubarb is out at the same time and a mango and rhubarb crumble is a must try indeed!



Mango Lassi

Mango Lassi - When it starts to get hotter out a mango lassi made with either ice of frozen yogurt is a great way to keep cool.



Breakfasts


Curried Mango Bread

Curried Mango Bread - Mangoes can be used to make some nice quick breads and this one has the added surprise of curry that gives it a nice hint of spices and warmth. What a great way to start the day!



Mango and Banana Pancakes

Mango and Banana Pancakes - If it is the weekend and you have a bit more time for breakfast then these mango and banana pancakes with a hint of cardamom and coconut make a great treat.



Condiments


Mango Chutney

Mango Chutney - Mango chutney is one of my favorite things. The mango flavour along with the spices and the sweet and sour combo with just a touch of heat is just so amazing. Use it in grilled cheese sandwiches or on grilled sword fish etc.



Mango and Cardamom Jam

Mango and Cardamom Jam - The mango and cardamom flavour combination really shines in this mango and cardamom jam. This mango and cardamom jam also works really well in a grilled cheese sandwich



Mango Guacamole

Mango Guacamole - Sweet and juicy mango pairs surprisingly well with the cool and creamy avocado to make this guacamole a special treat. Serve it with something hot and spicy and it will balance out the heat in addition to adding a ton of flavour.



Salads


Mango Caprese Salad

Mango Caprese Salad - If you get your hands on some really nice mangoes like some alphonso mangoes, this mango caprese salad is a great way to enjoy them. The simple flavours of a caprese salad with mangoes substituted in for tomatoes works surprisingly well.



Curried Chicken and Mango Salad

Curried Chicken and Mango Salad - If you like chicken salads, mangoes and curry the this is the salad for you. It also makes a great sandwich filling.



Savoury


Chicken, Red Pepper and Mango Curry

Chicken, Red Pepper and Mango Curry - If savoury is more your style then this mango and chicken curry with red peppers is right up your alley. The sweet juicy mangoes provide a nice balance to the heat and spices in the curry.



Thai Mango Chicken

Thai Mango Chicken - I really enjoy Thai flavours which is what originally drew me to this dish which consists of chicken in a Thai flavoured mango sauce which is really tasty!



If you enjoyed this collection of mango recipes and are still looking for more you can find them all here:
Mango Recipes


If you have any other must try mango ideas, please let me know about them! I am always looking for more.

54 comments:

The Cooking Photographer said...

Do you have a mango slicer Kevin? I was wondering if they worked well, and you would be the person to ask!

Heather said...

wow! you're mango crazy!! ;) all of these sound delicious!

alice said...

I've been really enjoying all your mango posts lately. Each one sounds and looks so devine. I bought some mangos from the store but they aren't ripe yet.. but as soon as they are I am going to make one of these mango recipes.

Katrina said...

Holy Mangocanoli! Okay, I just made that word up, but now how about Mango canoli! There you go, something else to work out! ;)

Julie said...

I'd say you are definitely the mango king!

Sharon said...

Mango love!

Steph said...

Mango rice pudding!! That one looks sooo good.

Muneeba said...

Yup, mango is KING! (among fruits) ... and now I'm craving them, even though I know there aren't any good ones to be had in my grocery store as yet. I gotta tell you, I made your mango guacamole for a crowd once, and it was a HIT!! So thks Kevin :)

Jenn Sutherland said...

I love Mango season too - after a winter of root veggies, the arrival of mangoes in the markets is such a treat! I'm definitely going to try out a few of your recipes before the season is out. I've got 5 Manila mangoes ripening on the counter, and it's so hard to wait for them to be perfectly ripe! I still need to get down to our Indian neighborhood to pick up some Alphonso mangoes.

Jeanine said...

Wonderful round up, Kevin. Because of you, I bought a case of mangos at the store yesterday. :) Can't wait until they ripen. Are you going to show us how you dice them so nicely??

Debbie said...

You got all my favorite Indian Mango desserts on here. My mother in law makes amazing chutney, lassi and shrikhand. I can't believe you made shrikand. I might be spelling that wrong.... I would learn from her but I don't think she wants me to make it as good as she does. It's ok, I'll make your version and see what she will think of that. :) ha..

Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

I love mangoes! What a great collection of recipes!

Cheers,

Rosa

Holler said...

That is some collection of mango recipes Kevin! I will know where to come, once mango season arrives here :)

Kevin said...

The Cooking Photographer: No I do not have a mango slicer. They sound interesting but I have never seen them in stores around here. I find that cutting mangoes open with a knife is fairly easy though.

I place the mango on the table so that the top (the stem) of the mango is facing up. I cut into it close to the middle and slowly slide the knife down angling it such that it just skims the edge of the pit. After that I scoop the middle out with a large spoon in one go, just like an avocado.

Jeanine said...

Thanks for the information, Kevin! I appreciate it!

Kalyn said...

I've been enjoying your mango posts. I noticed mangos are finally on sale here too and put them on my shopping list!

5 Star Foodie said...

Wow, great mango posts! We here love mango as well and I have some in my fridge so this post is inspiring me to go make something with mango for lunch!

doggybloggy said...

you are insanely mangofied....

Cakebrain said...

I like your mango roundup post! I love mangos too and my favourite kind is the Philippine mangos for their flavour...and they're not as stringy.

Marta said...

Hahaha thanks for the interim roundup Kevin! If there are mango shortages in the world, now we know who to blame! Thanks for sharing the sweetness of this wonderful fruit :)

Gloria said...

I love mangos too Kevin!! a lot! We drink a lot of mango juice and the kids love it too!
Love all your recipes with mango. xGloria

Christina said...

I only recently discovered that I like mangoes. I think I'd always eaten canned or processed ones, so I thought they tasted soapy, but fresh ones are DELICIOUS!

I have two sitting on my counter right now, thanks for sharing a boat-load of innovative ways to use them! :)

Karen said...

I love mangoes and all of these recipes sound great. Going to check out a few of them.

Elra said...

WOW Kevin, I am amaze how many dishes one can make from mango. They all sounds so delicious.
Cheers,
elra

Jen said...

Wow! Mango madness indeed! Thanks for this collection..I also can't get enough of mangoes =)

katie said...

How do you find good mangoes year-round? Our mangos seem to have a really short season and the rest of the year they are kind of gross. :(

Maria said...

I love all of the mango ideas!! Thanks!

Clumbsy Cookie said...

Wow Kevin, it's mango madness allright! I thought you were obsessed with maple syrup but now I see you're also a bit obsessed with mangoes, lol!

Culinary Wannabe said...

Perfect - I have a mango sitting on my counter right now and had no real idea of what to use it for (except for a snack). The Mango and Rhubarb Crumble sounds amazing! You sure know your mangoes!

Natashya said...

What a fabulous collection of mango recipes! Very creative.

Leslie said...

Mango madness is right! Everything is outstanding!

Dragon said...

Mango-licious!

TBC said...

I love every single one of your mango recipes! The pudding has been on my "must-try" list forever now.

Marjie said...

Wow! I'm tired just reading about all of these mango foods, and now I'm starving, too boot!

Christelle said...

Great collection, I know where to look next time I find a great mango :)

unconfidential cook said...

There is a food festival at a Thai temple here...and we go just to have the coconut sticky rice topped with mango. I'm so happy to have the recipe--thanks! I always thought that would be so good to serve with a pork roast.

Alisa - Frugal Foodie said...

Wow, so much to choose from! They all look great, but that one with the macadamia topping, yum!

noobcook said...

wow! so many mango creations, everything looks good!

Jeanne said...

Wow - what a treasure trove of mango recipes - thanks for sharing :)

~RED~ said...

This is crazy!!! It's going to take me all day to go thru these!!

Ninette said...

I've never seen so many mango recipes in one spot. You're on your way to a mango cookbook! If you're game to make a mango cheesecake, I just did one for the daring bakers challenge. As for another recipe, how about a Filipino halo-halo with diced mango? Mango pancakes? Your blog is the best one out there. I'm a Kevin fan!

homecooked said...

I love mangoes. This list is impressive and mouth watering :) Sadly I dont seem to find alphonso mangoes here. The available variety seem like a sad substitute :(

Bobby said...

All these mango dishes look soo good. One that I have always wanted to try is the mango pudding... yum!

Diana said...

I love mango, it's my favorite fruit. I will definitely have to try some of your recipes.

Debbie said...

Have you ever had Mango Kulfi? It's so delicious...you must try this one.

Amanda said...

YUM!

Kevin said...

Debbie: This is the first that I have heard of mango kulfi. Thanks for pointing it out. I will have to try it.

Sweta said...

Kevin-that's a great collection of mango recipes. I made mango dosas the other day(check out my blog) and it turned out awesome!!Interested?
I love mango shrikand,I'm going to try and make mango phirni(if it's a success,it'll be on the blog).

reninja said...

Kevin, I stumbled onto your site and man, am I glad I did. I am a huge mango fiend!!! I am now living in Jamaica where mangoes are finally in season. Imagine my delight to see mango trees so full of my favorite treat that they can bearly stand upright. Your mango shrikhand recipe looks delectable and I am desperate to try it. I have one question: it calls for straining the yogurt. Why do you do this?

Kevin said...

reninja: The yogurt is strained so that it has a nice thick texture. If you have access to a good thick yogurt, say a Greek style yogurt, then you can easily skip the straining step.

MG said...

A-M-A-Z-I-N-G! I live in a place with loads of mangoes... different varieties and I've never seen so many recipes for it like you have here.

Mango season is almost finished here with all the rain starting but I think I can still find enough to try your recipes.

Great blog you have here.

Carolyn said...

Kevin - My mango tree and I love you! Every time it rains in south Florida, more mangoes fall--and it rains every day. The neighbors and my dogs were mangoed-out. I couldn't face another mango-onion-pepper-cilantro-lime salsa recipe. But your blog has the most creative mango recipes ever. We are now full-mangoes-ahead with luscious, sweet combos of mangos and other goodies, like rice, yogurt, peaches . . . and Nutella? Mmmm. Totally unexpected flavor. Thank you!!

mushroomgarden said...

hi kevin,

chance upon your blog while looking for fried rice recipe.

what about Thai style mango fried rice? i had it once at a restaurant in cape cod and love it.

another one of my usual is mango chunks with whipped cream goes with my pancakes.

thanks for your mango ideas.

Kevin said...

mushroomgarden: I tread a Thai pineapple fried rice recently and it was really good. A mango version also sounds great!

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