The Mango is the common name for a group of
tropical fruit trees that are native to southeast Asia and
The mango is now widely grown in
warmer climates all across Asia, Central America and the Caribbean,
Traditionally the mango plays a big part in the cuisines of India,
Indonesia and the Philippines.
The Indians like to
make a type chutney with mango's and spices, While the Indonesians
mainly favor green mangos and either sell them fresh as a type of desert
or in a sour salad known as rojak that is also popular in Singapore and
Malaysia. In the Philippines a popular dish is green mangos with a type
of fish or shrimp paste as a topping known as Bagoong.