waffles
Food

Waffles

We have a waffle maker, and it often sits, unacknowledged, on a shelf in one of our kitchen cabinets. From time to time, I remember that it exists, and I dust it off. It's a good machine that's easy to use, and it makes one waffle in less than 5 min. I felt inspired last… Continue reading Waffles

green coconut pot Manasa Waidroka cooking class Fiji
Adventure, Food, Music, photography, Video

Video: Traditional Fijian Cuisine

https://videopress.com/v/HDLd5kMl?preloadContent=metadata Waidroka Bay Resort held a two-day "Cooking Masterclass" on traditional Fijian cuisine this past weekend. Head Chef Manasa taught the course, and he conceived an inventive menu with plenty of techniques I'd never encountered before. It was a fun and creative class, and I learned things that I can try at home. Day 1… Continue reading Video: Traditional Fijian Cuisine

Bird on Wire ATB
Art, Music

Music for Meditation: Bird on a Wire

Illustration by Aileen Torres-Bennett Here's an original composition of mine that I recommend for meditation. I'm not a practitioner of classical meditation, but I do practice reflection regularly to understand my mental states. This practice of reflection combined with a fitness regimen helps me to (putting it generally) deal with life. As you listen to… Continue reading Music for Meditation: Bird on a Wire

ground chicken burrito soft taco with kimchi
Food

Ground Chicken Soft Tacos with Kimchi

We had some kimchi left, and we used it for a Mexican dish to add tang. This is an easy weeknight meal packed with big flavors and nutrition. There are probiotics from the kimchi and Greek yogurt, and the ground chicken and beans are full of protein. The beans also add carbs and fiber. Ingredients:… Continue reading Ground Chicken Soft Tacos with Kimchi

Waidroka Bay resort
Adventure, photography

Fiji Day at Waidroka Bay

Waidroka Bay surf and dive resort, Fiji.Fiji Day decor.Table setting for Fiji Day. Lovo dinner.Grog session with Kadavu kava.Our dogs, Jolene and Guthrie. We celebrated Fiji's 50th anniversary of independence at Waidroka Bay Resort. For more on Fiji Day, check out this photo essay. You can learn more about Waidroka Bay here. If you like… Continue reading Fiji Day at Waidroka Bay