The feliz dia de la feliz ( feliz dia de amigo) or the feliz dia de la costa ( feliz dia de la costa) is a relatively new entrapment practice in Mexico. This practice allows pregnant women access to local markets, where they can purchase and consume fresh mango fruits. Although this practice has been around for decades in other Latin American countries, it has only gained widespread popularity in Mexico over the last decade. Many pregnant women living in the United States fear that eating contaminated food could harm their growing babies. However, it has been found that mango consumption during pregnancy does not pose any danger to the fetus or birth defects. For this reason, it has been adopted as an important element of Latin American fertility practices.
To give you an idea about how the fruit tastes like when it is ripe, look at pictures of dried fruit on the market today. The dried mango has an avocado-like color. It looks like a piece of soft plump pork. The taste is bitter and slightly acidic with a hint of mango. Pregnant women should not eat the fruit because it contains traces of pesticides that may be harmful to the fetus. Nonetheless, most Latin American fertility specialists highly recommend consuming the dried fruit during pregnancy.
Traditionally, mangoes were eaten by poor workers as a source of protein, but they are now considered a delicacy. In fact, mangoes are considered so delicious that many restaurants serve it with rice and chicken and grilled fish. The fruits are very rich in vitamin C and iron, which makes them an excellent source of nutrition for the fetus. They also contain significant amounts of beta carotene, another cancer-fighting vitamin.
In addition to fresh fruits, dried mangoes are also used in the preparation of traditional enchiladas. Fresh fruits can easily be preserved for up to three months by simply steeping them in vinegar overnight. Dried fruits can also be bought in dried platter or blocks. However, if you opt for this traditional dish, make sure you purchase them from reputed suppliers.
Feliz Dioscorea de Manzanillo, or Manzanillo mangoes, are native to the Mexican state of Hidalgo. These fruits have dark green thick skin and are about two to one and a half inches long. Manzanillo mangoes thrive in the humid and warm climate of the Southwestern Sinaloa. To prepare this dish, simply cut the mango into sections and place it inside a blender along with some tomato paste and chopped onions.
Meanwhile, Fructosa, also known as Manzanillo, is a grape-like fruit that looks like a small grape. It is slightly larger than the mango and darker green in color. The skin is thick, leathery and hard. It is very rich in natural fibers and can easily be preserved for up to six months by keeping it in cold water.
Fructosa can be eaten just like a fruit, but it is often purred like a raisin. It is also commonly used in traditional Caribbean meals such as paella. Although Fructosa tends to be less sweet than feliz dia de amistad, it is still a good choice to satisfy your thirst for exotic sweets. To prepare the fructosa, simply add ripe plantains and a little sugar. Once done, serve with steamed white rice.
To complete your meal, top off your beverage with a steaming cup of chicken soup called pango chutney. This is served with steamed white rice. Be sure to include some garam masala to spice things up. Served with cubes of freshly made pango chutney, the soup is a real treat for your taste buds. Feliz Dias de Amistad is truly a holiday you will remember for a long time to come. Try the delicious combination of authentic Puerto Rican foods and celebrate with excitement for a truly special occasion!