tofu bean sprout stir fry
Food

Tofu and Bean Sprout Stir Fry

The wok is proving to be a handy kitchen tool. I used it to make this quick and easy weeknight vegetarian dinner. This dish can be served on its own, or with rice or wraps. It's satisfying without sitting heavy in the stomach, and it's super easy and quick to make, so it works well… Continue reading Tofu and Bean Sprout Stir Fry

downtown Suva Fiji takeaway
Adventure, essay, Food

A Stroll Through Downtown Suva as COVID Restrictions Ease

We strolled through downtown Suva last weekend with our dogs. It had been a while. We hadn't done it, really, since before the city went into lockdown in March 2021 at the start of the big COVID outbreak. I felt a bit socially awkward because I'm not used to having a lot of people around… Continue reading A Stroll Through Downtown Suva as COVID Restrictions Ease

garden buddha Fiji
Adventure, essay

The Final Year in Fiji

We've been living in Fiji for a little more than three years, and we've entered our last year in the country. It's an odd time: looking toward the next thing, while trying to remain present as we continue to live here. I feel a restlessness that I haven't felt for a while. It's part of… Continue reading The Final Year in Fiji

20 Tasty + Easy Dinners cookbook ATB
Books, Food

20 Tasty + Easy Dinners

Just a quick post to let you all know that my cookbook, "20 Tasty + Easy Dinners," has just published on BakeSpace! It's a digital collection of recipes that's ideal for busy adults who don’t want to forgo a nice, home-cooked dinner at the end of the day. These meals are designed to be delicious… Continue reading 20 Tasty + Easy Dinners

Ous Treat Fiji kimchi pickled daikon chiles marinading in oil
Food

A Sampling of Ou’s Treat: Chinese Food in Fiji

After the pandemic hit Fiji, hubby and I noticed a proliferation of locally produced food products by small business owners. It was heartening to see people being so resourceful, and we happily support these small indie producers when we see products that interest us. One new product we saw on the shelves of our neighborhood… Continue reading A Sampling of Ou’s Treat: Chinese Food in Fiji