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Episode 56 – Food Fable: Mangoes

Plated Earth Food Fables are original short historical fiction stories about produce and its ability to connect people, culture, and history. This Food Fable shares several examples of the mango’s role in folklore and theology in both India and the Philippines, focusing on the legend of Surya Bai, daughter of the sun, which tells how the mango originated as a symbol of undying love.