The Corner Bakery Suva breakfast
Adventure, Food

The Corner Bakery, Suva, Fiji

The Corner Bakery is a dine-in/takeout cafe in the Kundan Singh plaza in Suva. It's a good place to go when I want something quick and savory, or when I want a sweet treat. On the savory side, I like to get their pies, particularly the steak-and-cheese pie and the chicken-and-mushroom pie. It's not unusual… Continue reading The Corner Bakery, Suva, Fiji

chickpea shake
Food

Chickpea Shake: Light Meal or Post-Workout Nutrition

I thought up of this shake this past weekend when I wanted a light lunch packed with nutrients. The weekends are typically my recovery days, when I don't workout, so I tend to eat lighter lunches then. This shake is full of carbs, protein and fiber, so it's also good post-workout food. Chickpeas are filling,… Continue reading Chickpea Shake: Light Meal or Post-Workout Nutrition

tuna ramen veggie pulp
Food

Dry Ramen with Tuna and Veggie Pulp

We just got a home juicer, and the yield on this thing is great because I don't discard the pulp once I've made raw juice. I store the vegetable pulp and sprinkle it on any dish for more nutrition. Just one example is a dry ramen I like to make for lunch, after a workout.… Continue reading Dry Ramen with Tuna and Veggie Pulp

chick pea and smoked trout salad
Adventure, Food

Chickpea and Smoked Trout Salad

It's austral summer here in the South Pacific, and we marked the start of the season by kayaking to Mosquito Island outside of Suva. For our picnic lunch on the beach, I made a simple salad with two cans of chick peas, one can of Trader Joe's smoked trout and a handful of sliced kalamata… Continue reading Chickpea and Smoked Trout Salad

Shrimp and naan
Food

Shrimp and Naan

We found garlic naan in the frozen section of a local supermarket in Suva and decided to give it a try. I sauteed shrimp with olive oil, sesame oil, fresh-squeezed lime juice, cilantro and green onion, and served the mix atop the defrosted naan. It turned out to be a lovely, tasty lunch.