How to cut open a mangosteen (manggis)

The inspiration for this post came from a trip I took to the Gili Islands, Indonesia not too long ago. I was sitting on the pier, waiting for the boat that would take us from Bali to the Lombok islands, and there was a couple sitting next to me eating mangosteen. The poor tourists had a little pocket knife that they were sticking into the mangosteen, trying to cut it open, mashing the yummy bit inside and making a right mess all over the place. They offered me one, and I offered to show them how to open it the Balinese way (I was shown this by my first landlord when I moved to Bali) and they were shocked at how simple it is.

Here is my latest video on how to open a mangosteen:

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About the Author:

Anya is a raw food chef, writer and an artisan chocolatier. Get her book with healthy vegan recipes here. Anya is also a relationship and tantric coach, helping individuals and couples worldwide (in-person or through video chat). She writes articles covering a broad range of themes, such as: love and tantra, natural health and spirituality and nutrition, as well as raw food recipes recipes! Anya is also passionate about travel and you can find her travel articles here.

One Comment

  1. Bernard Johannes Sleijster July 7, 2017 at 2:49 pm - Reply

    Thats so easy! Cant believe Ive been cutting it all this time!
    ~ Bernard Sleijster

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