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Re: EU bans Indian mangoes

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I tried doing that and almost starved to death with no clothes on my back. You will be fine though with your "as much as possible" and "ok" joker card

Indian mango or Pakistani mango? One is apparently banned by EU on "elf n safety" grounds but the Pakistani one has depleted uranium contamination due to them drone attacks plus human rights of them mangoes is very dodgy too, init? So I think I prefer freedom mangoes from Peru with good human rights

Jokes aside I am not a mangocist (made that up along with DU contamination bit). Put a mango from any country in front of me and it will be gone in 2 seconds.
I also buy mangoes from Peru - the "melanoma mango" from Pakistan also doesn't float my boat.
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Old 06.05.2014, 12:48
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Re: EU bans Indian mangoes

Tip of the day; if the mango is properly ripe then eat it in the bath

Same for all countries
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Re: EU bans Indian mangoes

Between this and the BBQ thread I'm really on a roll
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Re: EU bans Indian mangoes

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Buddha meditated under the cool shade of a mango tree
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MANGO FACT OF THE DAY

Buddha meditated under the cool shade of a mango tree
Was the mango tree infested with horrible fruit flies?
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Old 06.05.2014, 13:04
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Re: EU bans Indian mangoes

Or, over the kitchen sink if you're just too impatient to get yer gnashers into it. Avoids a lot of juice and fruit flesh mess, except for round the mouth!

Am expert at that now!

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Was the mango tree infested with horrible fruit flies?
no, it was a Pakistani mango. anyway, DYOR
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MANGO FACT OF THE DAY

Buddha meditated under the cool shade of a mango tree
...and consumed tinned mango pulp along with Kool-Aid
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Re: EU bans Indian mangoes

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Buddha meditated under the cool shade of a mango tree
Emm, not really.
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Aphonso Mangoes in CH...?

Anyone know if Alphonso Mangoes are available in Switzerland? Anyone find any?

I'm hoping the Swiss authorities remember they are NOT part of the EU!
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Re: Aphonso Mangoes in CH...?

Hahahaha.. better not to ask this question.. I once tried and result is here...
http://www.englishforum.ch/internati...n-mangoes.html

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Anyone know if Alphonso Mangoes are available in Switzerland? Anyone find any?

I'm hoping the Swiss authorities remember they are NOT part of the EU!
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Re: Aphonso Mangoes in CH...?

But there is a good news. One of the store in Oerlikon(Art of food) posted on facebook yesterday that Alphonso Mangoes are available. I need to rush there before they are over
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Re: Aphonso Mangoes in CH...?

Hi
you can check it out in Art of food (oerlikon)
or food n net (oerlikon)
even barkat had it last year not sure this year as i havent been there since few weeks.
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Re: EU bans Indian mangoes

Was at Barkat (schmiede Wiedikon) today morning and no Alphanso as yet.
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Old 08.05.2014, 16:03
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MANGO FACT OF THE DAY

Buddha meditated under the cool shade of a mango tree
naw, that was the Mahabodhi tree.

remember: Mahabodhi tree for meditation. mango tree for hot sex with mango juice...
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Re: EU bans Indian mangoes

Suppose we prefer the tastes we grew up with- and it has nothing to do with quality, better or worse- just what we are used to. A question of taste, and certainly no need to insult or be rude, either way surely.
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4 groans for expressing my opinion on which mangoes I like.

You Indians are angry people.
That's what I learnt from watching John Wayne.
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Old 08.05.2014, 17:00
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And I'm a racist for liking one country's fruit over another's!

I better not express my opinion about wooden Spanish strawberries versus lovely British ones.

Come on now, that's totally different.
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No, in India it's only technically illegal, not practically illegal. And I'm trying to explain why I would never eat an Indian mango. I'm voting with my feet and choosing products (as much as possible) sourced from countries with OK human rights records.
By that measure, I take it you also never use Indian software or any services provided by that software, and also shun Indian call centres?

So you probably don't have a credit card or bank account and never fly?
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