Preparation info
  • Serves


    as an appetiser
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Food for Friends

By Levi Roots

Published 2010

  • About

This is a strange one! Eaten as a kind of pre-meal tongue-tickler, it is basically lightly pickled mango. it’s irresistible once you’ve tried it and great in hot weather with a long, cool drink.


  • 1 large mango, slightly under-ripe, peeled and stoned (see page 25)
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • ½ tsp


  1. Slice the mango cheeks into neat pieces, then carefully remove the mango flesh from the sides of the stone and cut into nice slices.
  2. Mix all the other ingredients together with 200 ml (7 f