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
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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

veg paneer curry
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Veggie and Paneer Curry

This curry is rich in flavor and full of nutrients from the veggies. Serve with a base of rice to soak up the delicious sauce. To make this dish vegan, just leave out the paneer (Indian cheese). Ingredients: 1-2 tbsp. butter1/2 onion, chopped3 small/medium potatoes, chopped1 cup water1 can coconut cream1 can chickpeas, drained1 cup… Continue reading Veggie and Paneer Curry

chickpea potato curry
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Chickpea Potato Coconut Curry

Hubby suggested I make a vegetarian curry with chickpeas, and I'm very happy with the way this one turned out. It's vegan, too. The sauce is thick and creamy. I recommend serving it over brown rice or with a flat bread to soak up the delicious sauce. Ingredients: 1/2 onion, chopped2 medium potatoes3 cups water1… Continue reading Chickpea Potato Coconut Curry