chicken and shrimp dumplings
Food, garden

Chicken and Shrimp Dumplings

These turned out pretty well, I must say. A nice treat during a weeknight. I packed in a lot of veg by using carrot pulp, and I used chives from our home garden. Ingredients: 1 pack ground chicken7 medium-size shrimp, peeled1 cup carrot pulp1 tbsp. sliced chivesfish sauce to taste (be generous with your dashes… Continue reading Chicken and Shrimp Dumplings

pork dumplings with spinach
Food

Pork and Spinach Dumplings

Pork is my favorite filling when I make dumplings at home. Usually, I mix in carrot pulp leftover from juicing to add nutritional density to the dish, but this time I used spinach because I had some leftover from another weeknight meal. Ingredients: 1 pack ground pork1/2-1 cup frozen spinach, thawedfish sauce to taste (I… Continue reading Pork and Spinach Dumplings

Coconut alfredo pappardelle prosciutto
Food

Coconut Alfredo Pappardelle with Prosciutto

Using coconut cream to make an alfredo sauce is one of my favorite tricks, which I learned from the chef Brian Lumley when we lived in Jamaica. It's rare that we get prosciutto here in Suva, so when I saw it at a store a couple weekends ago, we stocked up. I used a few… Continue reading Coconut Alfredo Pappardelle with Prosciutto

An Pho
Adventure, Food

An Pho Restaurant, Suva, Fiji

An Pho is, as far as I know, the only pho (pronounced "fuh") restaurant in Suva. It's located on the second floor of the Garden City shopping complex. We stopped by for a satisfying lunch last Saturday. While the interior is inviting with its modern decor, we chose to sit at one of the few… Continue reading An Pho Restaurant, Suva, Fiji

Adventure, Food

The Fiji Food Truck

This past Saturday was a beautiful, sunny one in Suva, and we took advantage of the good weather and took the dogs for a walk by the seawall. Before we moseyed to the water's edge, we stopped by The Fiji Food Truck, stationed at Albert Park in downtown Suva. The menu offers a varied selection… Continue reading The Fiji Food Truck