Soup suitable for a picnic? Cue the mango gazpacho

This April 20, 2015 photo shows chilled mango gazpacho in Concord, N.H. In this mango gazpacho recipe, mangos replace the usual tomatoes, and cucumber is added to stretch the sugars. For punches of flavor, add some heat from pepper flakes and red curry powder. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

My daughter, Valentine, fell in love with mango the second she had her first bite of the creamy orange flesh when she was 2, and she dutifully repeated back the name of this wonderful fruit. In fact, she loved mango so much that she started to use the word “mango” as a descriptor to mean “delicious.” For years, after eating anything she particularly loved, she called it “mango,” with her sweet, deliberate toddler pronunciation.

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