Cebu is filled with delicious foods, but the one I love best is the dried mangoes. There isn’t much more satisfying than munching on some sweet and delicious mangos that have been dried in the perfect Cebu weather and made wonderful. It’s hard to say why the mangoes from Cebu are so special, but I’m guessing it has something to do with the perfect weather and the friendliness of the Cebuanos. It just comes out in the flavor and that’s probably why my favorite pasalubong from Cebu is certainly the dried mangoes.
Cebu’s 7D Dried Mangoes
There are quite a few brands available, but I prefer to find the local kind in the market that are just waiting for me. Visitors like to pick up many of the different brands and take them back home to friends and family. It’s like bringing a taste of Cebu with you anywhere you go. In fact, even though the far off Hawaiian Islands have great mangoes of their own, it’s easy to find dried mangoes and mango juice from Cebu there, that says something about how good these are.
I’ve heard a lot of tourists talking about the mangoes of Cebu and I can’t blame them. I like them enough that I’m writing all of this about them. The thing is, while all mangoes are good, it’s only the one’s that grow here that make me get a very special feeling. It’s like eating a small bit of the celestial and then having it live inside me.
In many places in the world the mango is considered to be a sacred tree and fruit. When you enjoy the pasalubong from Cebu, you will understand why. The taste is more than just good, it’s like a gift from high above. Mangos are not only gold in color but also in quality.
One other thing that makes the Cebu mangoe pasalubong special is that they are cheap. You can buy them for less than 40 php usually and at most 50 php. That’s a whole lot of love and deliciousness for not much money at all.