Mango Semifreddo with Blackberries

Mango Lemon Semifreddo with Blackberries

Few tastes compare to fresh blackberries picked on a warm summer day.  When I played in the backyard as a girl, I would sometimes spy a ripe berry along the chain link fence and pop it into my mouth.  Where I live now, blackberries don’t grow wild, but I haven’t forgotten their allure.  I guessed that a cool dessert like mango lemon semifreddo would be enhanced … Continue reading Mango Lemon Semifreddo with Blackberries

Mango Lemon Bars

Mango Lemon Bars with Coconut Crust

Whether you’re ready for a party or in need of a boost, you cannot go wrong with citrus.  The bright aromas are a natural mood enhancer!   We’ve been drooping this week, with fluctuating weather, my husband not feeling well, and the kitchen in chaos.  So as I suggested before, when life gets you down, make lemon bars.  Amen? Last time I created Citrus Swirl Lemon … Continue reading Mango Lemon Bars with Coconut Crust

breakfast cookies

Tropical Tango Breakfast Cookies

Some people are ready to eat breakfast just a few minutes after waking up in the morning.  That describes me.  Inspired by a recipe for breakfast cookies at Sally’s Baking Addiction, these wholesome mango oatmeal cookies are a perfect make-ahead treat for breakfast.   Especially for when you are craving something different.  Have a cookie (or two).  Whether you eat yours first thing in the morning … Continue reading Tropical Tango Breakfast Cookies

Mango Chicken

Mango Chicken Curry

All mangoes are not created equal.  Ataulfo mangoes, sometime called Manilla mangoes, boast a sweet, creamy orange flesh that has a smoother taste than run-of-the-mill mangoes with red and green skin.  Whenever I see a good looking mango, I buy it.  Recently I brought home a five-pound box of mangoes, which prompted me to attempt making a sweet-and-salty entree to serve over rice.  To my … Continue reading Mango Chicken Curry