The culinary trip around the world stops in French Guiana.
French Guiana is part of France, it’s a member of the EU and their citizens pay in Euro. So why don’t I count this to France? Because the South American country has its own cuisine, because only 12% Europeans live there and because it adapted a lot from Brazil.
That’s the reason you’ll see a lot of Brazilian food, as well as Creole and seafood on the menu in French Guiana.
As I researched for typical food, I often stumbled across a mango sorbet. The heat makes sorbet a popular dessert.
Reason enough to try it and let me tell you it’s tasty even on not so hot days. Mango sorbet is quickly prepared and very refreshing.
And personally, I love the yellow colour the sorbet gets from the mango.
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1 cup sugar
1 cup water
Bring water and sugar to boil, mix until the sugar dissolves.
Let it cool.
Peel the mangos and puree.
Add mangos and the lemon juice to the sugared water and mix it all together.
Freeze for a few hours.
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup water
- 3 mangos
- 2 lemons
- Bring water and sugar to boil, mix until the sugar dissolves.
- Let it cool.
- Peel the mangos and puree.
- Add mangos and the lemon juice to the sugared water and mix it all together.
- Freeze for a few hours.