Salsa from the tropics

Mailbox: Recipes & Requests

January 19, 2010 

I am in search of a fruit salsa recipe using tropical fruits such as papaya and mango. I would like to serve it with fish such as mahi mahi and tilapia. Thank you.

— Nan-Si Clancey, Weimar

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Maple, walnuts, then what? I recently had some maple-walnut fudge. The fudge was rich and creamy and it had plenty of walnut pieces in it. Does anyone have a recipe like this that they'd be willing to share?

— Joy Ohlson, Orangevale

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Like ceviche, but different: I make ceviche once in a while and I was wondering if there are other recipes using fish that fall into a "ceviche-like" category?

— Gary Cawood, Fair Oaks

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