Healthy living

Mangosteen

Round in shape, with squat ends has thick reddish/purple sometimes almost black skin and a white juicy flesh. Has a fine sweet slightly tart flavour. Eat fresh, in salads or as juice, puree as topping for icecream.

Selection

Skin should be firm of slightly yielding flesh. Avoid any skin imperfections or discolouration.

Storage

Ripen at room temperature. May be kept a short time wrapped in paper in the refrigerator.

Preparation

Scoop out flesh segments. Do not eat the seeds.


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