When you live in a remote town in the outback, it can be hard to get your favourite food.

And Tibooburra publican Kathy Toole knows this all too well.

Getting hold of the Bowen mango is tough and usually means a trip back to Queensland - back to the family's mango farm.

And as the weather heats up, so does Kathy's longing for the succulent, sweet fruit.

"We use to die for the mangoes, I used to get upset the mango season didn't go long enough."

"The Bowen mango has an unusual flavour - gorgeous, beautiful, yummy. The best way to eat it is in a bath tub because you have juice running down your face and your arms."

"My favourite mango is the turpentine mango. Not many people grow them as they're a little bit on the sour side but my grandfather and I used to have races to our turpentine tree."

 

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