Soba Noodles with Eggplant and Mango Recipe

By Joanne Bruno | September 15, 2011

Soba Noodles with Mango

Photo: Joanne Bruno

It was a sad, sad day last weekend when I went to pick out the mango pieces from a fruit salad that my mother had bought for dessert so I could devour them all singlehandedly and found that all five of them were as unripe as mango-ly possibly. They were hard and dry; and had that bad chalky taste that mangoes unsuitable for eating tend to have.

To make up for the traumatic experience and so that I wouldn’t have to have the memory of those inedible mangoes forever engrained in my mind, I turned to this soba noodle salad.

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