mangos http://blog.wlrn.org en International Mango Festival Features Auction, Colombian Mangos http://blog.wlrn.org/post/international-mango-festival-features-auction-colombian-mangos <p>The <a href="http://www.fairchildgarden.org/" target="_blank"><strong>Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden</strong></a> will host the 22nd&nbsp;annual International Mango Festival this weekend in Coral Gables.&nbsp;</p><p>This year's festival is curated by Richard Campbell and Noris Ledesma, of the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden.&nbsp;</p><p>According to Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden marketing associate Brooke LeMaire, the festival planners anticipate over 9,000 visitors across the two day event.</p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:29:22 +0000 Carla Javier 35324 at http://blog.wlrn.org International Mango Festival Features Auction, Colombian Mangos Fairchild Gardens Mango Festival http://blog.wlrn.org/post/fairchild-gardens-mango-festival <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/jpDkN-2apPs" width="560"></iframe></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">07/03/14 - Syndicated food columnist </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="https://twitter.com/#!/lgassenheimer">Linda Gassenheimer</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Special wine correspondent </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="https://twitter.com/#!/FredTaskerMiami">Fred Tasker</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and WLRN host <a href="http://bonnieberman.com/">Bonnie Berman</a> interview&nbsp;</span>Dr. Richard Campbell, <strong><a href="http://www.fairchildgarden.org">Fairchild Garden</a></strong> Director of Horticulture and Noris Ledesma Director of Tropical Fruit.&nbsp; We talk about Mango Madness and the Fairchild Gardens Mango Festival. &nbsp;</p><p><em><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.dinnerinminutes.com/">~~Dinner in Minutes~~</a>&nbsp;</span></strong><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">a July&nbsp;4th&nbsp;sparkler!</strong></em></p><p><em><strong>Pan Roasted Chicken with Chunky Mango Salsa and Hot Peanut Rice&nbsp;</strong></em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">1 cup mango cubes about 1/4-inch</span></p><p>1 teaspoon sugar</p><p>2 tablespoons coarsely chopped red onion</p><p>1 small jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped (about 1 tablespoon)</p><p>1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin, divided use</p><p>1 tablespoon fresh lime juice</p><p>Salt</p><p>2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro</p><p>3/4 pound boneless, skinless chicken</p><p>1 tablespoon olive oil</p><p></p><p>To make mango salsa, place mango cubes in a medium-size bowl and sprinkle with sugar.&nbsp; Add onion and jalapeno pepper.&nbsp; Mix&nbsp; 1/2 teaspoon cumin and lime juice together and drizzle over ingredients. Add salt to taste. Toss well and sprinkle with cilantro.</p><p></p><p>Remove fat from chicken and pound it flat to about 1/4-inch.&nbsp; This can be done with a meat mallet or the bottom of a sturdy frying pan. Sprinkle the remaining 1 teaspoon ground cumin.&nbsp; Heat oil in a nonstick skillet on medium-high.&nbsp; Cook chicken 3 minutes.&nbsp; Turn and cook 3 minutes.&nbsp; Add salt and pepper to taste to the cooked side.&nbsp; A meat thermometer should read 170 degrees. Remove to a plate and serve with salsa on top. Makes 2 servings.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>HOT PEANUT RICE&nbsp;</p><p>1 teaspoon olive oil&nbsp;</p><p>1/4 cup coarsely chopped red onion&nbsp;</p><p>1/2 cup long-grain white rice&nbsp;</p><p>1 cup water&nbsp;</p><p>2 tablespoons roasted, unsalted peanuts&nbsp;</p><p>1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper&nbsp;</p><p>1 scallion, washed and sliced&nbsp;</p><p>Salt and freshly ground black pepper</p><p></p><p>Heat oil in a nonstick skillet on medium-high and add onion and rice.&nbsp; Saute 2 minutes tossing to coat rice with oil.&nbsp; Add water and bring to a simmer.&nbsp; Cover and continue to simmer 15 minutes, until rice is cooked through and liquid is absorbed. Meanwhile, place peanuts in a small bowl and sprinkle with cayenne.&nbsp; When rice is cooked, stir in peanuts and scallions.&nbsp; Add salt and pepper to taste.&nbsp; Makes 2 servings. &nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Linda Gassenheimer & Paul Leary 34955 at http://blog.wlrn.org Fairchild Gardens Mango Festival Mango Madness at Fairchild Gardens Mango Festival http://blog.wlrn.org/post/mango-madness-fairchild-gardens-mango-festival <p></p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 17:30:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman, Linda Gassenheimer & Paul Leary 16180 at http://blog.wlrn.org Mango Madness at Fairchild Gardens Mango Festival