Mangoes have dazzled palates across the globe for centuries with their aroma, taste, texture, and seemingly endless shapes, sizes, and colors. The Sanskrit word for mango is amra, meaning "of the people," and in India alone there are over 350 varieties. Author and renowned chef Allen Susser's word for mango is "yum," and his GREAT MANGO BOOK is bursting with juicy history and tantalizing recipesÄîfrom chutneys to cocktails. After a dip into the pool of mango lore and a sip of a Mango Martini you'll be singing the praises of this truly remarkable fruit. Forever mango!Ä¢ Features over 50 photographs illustrating many of the wonderful mango varieties available.Ä¢ One of America's leading chefs and pioneer of New World Cuisine, Allan Susser is the author of THE GREAT CITRUS BOOK.
About Allen Susser
Chef ALLEN SUSSER is widely acknowledged as one of the inventors of New World Cuisine, an innovative blending of American, Caribbean, and Latin flavors. His restaurant, Chef Allen's, and his cuisine have received many accolades. Among the honors: the James Beard Foundation recognized him as Best Chef in America (SE) in 1994.
"Truly a book for the mango-obsessed, and the fine photography makes it a worthwhile edition for the rare-fruit enthusiast."ÄîFruit Gardener"There are a number of things to like about Allen Susser's THE GREAT MANGO BOOK. . . . evocative [tasting notes, and] "wonderful-sounding recipes." ÄîMiami Herald"This attractive paperback will thrill the mango fanatics on your list."ÄîFlorida Gardening