I ate my first mango with a Chinese boyfriend on the steps of a hillside Buddhist temple overlooking rice paddies in Taiwan. Not a bad introduction to one of Mother Nature’s more sensual fruits!
A ripe mango of any color or persuasion exudes an overwhelming perfume. To ripen the hard green ones sold in supermarkets, seal them inside a plastic bag and leave them at room temperature for a day or more. They will turn soft, sweet, and fragrant.
This is a simple ice cream to make