Serving a mango, however, can be a pain in the posterior. It is ripe when it is no longer hard, and gives just a little. If it is too soft it is overripe. Here are a couple of ways to cut and serve your wonderful, ripe, juicy, sweet (getting hungry?) mango.
My kids like the whole sides scored and turned inside out. I like to quarter the fat sides and just scrape the fruit off with my teeth leaving the skin. Bill likes to take the big pit we all leave behind and get all the remaining mango off of it. I think it makes him feel virtuous or something.
Mango Salsa from Joy of Cooking
Monsoon will start soon and this glorious era will end. So we are eating up.