Photo: Joanne Bruno
As the weather starts getting warmer, I find myself craving tropical fruits. It’s as if there’s a switch deep down in my subconscious that feels the sixty degree weather and responds with “pineapple mango papaya coconut time!” And while I think what it really wants is for me to take this cue and run away to Latin America with it, I frequently just end up throwing mangoes into any and every dish that I make. Salads, stir fries, and, as seen here, picadillo.
I made this originally during my early days as a vegetarian and it served as the perfect throwback to a non-veg meat dish that I loved. Its so filling and satisfying, you just won’t miss the beef at all. Read More