Thai Marian Plum (Map-Rang)
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The Marian Plum or (Map-Rang) is a cousin of the mango in miniature. Marian Plums ripen in March to May. It has an oval shape, with green skin, and ripen to a bright yellow or orange skin. Mak Phang has two species: sweet and sour. Sweet Mak Phang is eaten when ripe, while sour Ma Phang is used for making chilli dip or eaten with a sweet-and-salty sauce.