Swagat Suva Fiji

Restaurant Recommendation: Swagat, Suva, Fiji

We were invited to lunch this past weekend at Swagat, an Indian restaurant on the second level of Flagstaff Plaza in Suva, Fiji. I really like Indian food for its unique and savory spice mixes. Swagat's menu is extensive, with vegetarian and meat offerings. I started the meal with a mango lassi, a yogurt-based shake,… Continue reading Restaurant Recommendation: Swagat, Suva, Fiji

chorizo paratha

Chorizo Mix and Guacamole on Parathas

Parathas are an Indian flatbread with plenty of ghee to give them a delectable flavor with a somewhat gooey texture. I made up a fusion dish, like an Indian deconstructed burrito, or an Indian flatbread/Mexican pizza. Fun stuff. You can't get crumbly chorizo in Fiji, only the sausage kind, so I blitzed it in the… Continue reading Chorizo Mix and Guacamole on Parathas


Restaurant Recommendation: Govinda, Suva, Fiji

Govinda is an Indian vegetarian restaurant in Suva, Fiji. It's become my favorite takeout place in the city. I'm not a vegetarian, but I do eat a lot of veggies every day. The vegetarian dishes are so good at Govinda, they make even a meat lover like me happy. Whoever's doing the cooking is doing… Continue reading Restaurant Recommendation: Govinda, Suva, Fiji


Coconut Curry Lentils with Chicken

Indian food is a major cuisine in Fiji. Inspired by recent visits to a local Indian restaurant, I created this lentil-based dish with chicken. If you're vegan, simply leave out the chicken; the dish will still have plenty of flavor from the curry and coconut milk. I added some butter as a nod to the… Continue reading Coconut Curry Lentils with Chicken