Batido de Mamey

Mamey Shake

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Appears in
Eating Cuban

By Beverly Cox and Martin Jacobs

Published 2006

  • About

Big breakfasts are not the custom in Cuba, but Cuban families often start out the morning with a nourishing fresh fruit batido. Though she lives in Colorado, Cuban-American cook Barbara Trujillo likes to make breakfast batidos for her four children. Mamey colorado (red mamey sapote), a large, sweet tropical fruit with beautiful orange pulp, is very popular in Cuba and south Florida. It is too fragile to be widely distributed outside of Florida, but several sources in the Miami