Mango Sorbet with Thai Basil and Coconut

On sweltering summer days, I get to thinking about island vacations and white sand beaches...because if the weather insists on being 100°F with the humidity, I'd like the option to cool off every 5 minutes in aqua oceans or tranquil pools.  It's only right.  Recent island visions gave me cravings for island fruit.  Although I … Continue reading Mango Sorbet with Thai Basil and Coconut

How to Cut a Mango the Easy Way

Cutting mangoes used to be a big pain for me.  I would peel the skin from the mango and then attempt to cut it.  Aaaaargh!  The difficulty!  The mess!  The danger!  Then a good friend of mine--who grew up in the Philippines surrounded by mangoes--showed me the proper way to get the job done.  Now, … Continue reading How to Cut a Mango the Easy Way