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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

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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

ground chicken burrito soft taco with kimchi
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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

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Cocktail Time: Mojito

Mojitos are one of my favorite cocktails. They're refreshing and slightly sweet, with a hint of edge. Perfect for sipping on a lazy afternoon, or to wind down in the evening. I use fresh mint from our garden and tamp down on the mint leaves with a straw to release the oils, instead of the… Continue reading Cocktail Time: Mojito

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Fiji Food Truck: That Food Box

The food truck industry is nascent in Fiji. There are only a handful. One of them is called "That Food Box," and it parks along the Suva seawall on the weekends. The owner also has a couple other food trucks. We stopped by That Food Box last Sunday to show our support for the local… Continue reading Fiji Food Truck: That Food Box