Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Another Mango Shootout: Vietnam vs Myanmar
Time for another mango comparison. This time, we found these big Vietnamese mangoes on the left for S$2.99 (US$2.40) at Giant, and compared them to Burmese Santa Lone on the right for S$2.50 (US$2.00) from Tanjong Pagar Market. The Vietnamese one was clearly bigger, and provided a ton of juicy flesh that was respectably tasty too.
But the biggest surprise was the Burmese ones. They weren't as rich as Indian alphonsos, but they were so amazingly sweet that it almost seemed as if they injected sugar water into them or something. Awesome. No wonder why the little sticker on them carried taglines like "World's Best Tasting Mango" and "Pride of Myanmar." I'm gonna have to go buy more of these.
Digested at 8:51 PM
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