lobsters Fiji
Food

Lobster-Infused Rice

A pair of large lobster shells have been sitting in our freezer, and I finally got around to making stock with them. I covered them in water in a large pot and boiled for 1.5 hrs. At the end of boiling, I stirred in two packets of ramen powder (I keep extras in the pantry… Continue reading Lobster-Infused Rice

lobsters Fiji
Food

Seafood Boil

We went to the Suva municipal market downtown this past weekend. We hadn't been in a while, and we wanted to pick up produce and try the local lobster. The lobsters we chose were beautiful. They had blue-green shells with black and white bands and patterns and a blush of pink in the antennae. We… Continue reading Seafood Boil

Food

Nasi Goreng

Nasi goreng is Indonesian fried rice. It's typically cooked with chicken and seafood, usually shrimp. My husband and I like to mix chicken with brown rice and serve it with lobster and lime on the side. We also like to fry up shrimp chips for fun to go with the dish. Ingredients: 1.25 cups brown… Continue reading Nasi Goreng

Adventure, Art, Food

Baked Lobster With Garlic Butter

I never bought lobster before I moved to Jamaica. I considered it too expensive. Now that my husband and I dive often here, we're enjoying the culinary benefits. Last weekend, we went diving with some friends in Port Royal, a historic town outside of Kingston, Jamaica. We caught some lobster and baked it in the… Continue reading Baked Lobster With Garlic Butter