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Masterchef contestant has amazing tip for how to peel a mango perfectly - and all you need is a wine glass

Mirror logo Mirror 5 days ago Jane Lavender

Credits: Getty © Provided by Trinity Mirror Plc Credits: Getty Mangoes are rapidly becoming the super food of choice. 

Delicious, good for you and a real taste of summer on your plate.

But the main problem with this lovely fruits is how best to peel and cut them.

Mangoes, which are the national fruits of India, Pakistan and the Philippines, are known as the king of fruits.

They are now one of the most widely cultivated fruits from the tropics and as well as being delicious eaten raw are used in a huge range of sauces, dips and smoothies.

© Provided by Trinity Mirror Plc But with their tough skin and huge stone in the centre, actually getting to that delicious flesh can be incredibly tricky.

But now, Australian MasterChef contestant Rachael Finch has come up with the perfect solution - and it doesn't even involve a knife. 

The 29-year-old former model has shared her tips on Instagram and it really couldn't be easier.

© Provided by Trinity Mirror Plc Rachael explains: "I learned this when I did MasterChef in 2009. I lived near a cute little French cafe and walked in one day to ask if they could help me prepare for the show.

"I was so lucky to get hands on experience inside the kitchen and learned so many amazing tricks for the kitchen and cooking."

Basically, after you've sliced your mango, but haven't yet removed the skin, just slide your mango inside the outer rim of the wine glass and push down.

Rachael said: "This way I have found to be the best because if you get it right on the edge, you're not wasting any mango."

So next time you fancy having a slice of delicious mango, just follow her simple tip.

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