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

pappardelle tofu crushed peanuts
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Pappardelle with Tofu and Crushed Peanuts

I made this vegetarian dish using tofu and crushed peanuts for protein. I also used the scallions growing in our garden. Ingredients: 1/2 pack pappardelle 1/2 garlic head, diced 1 cup peanuts, crushed (use mortar and pestle or food processor) 1 pack silken tofu 1 whole scallion stalk, chopped sesame oil to taste soy sauce… Continue reading Pappardelle with Tofu and Crushed Peanuts

Beef stroganoff
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Beef Stroganoff, Island Style

I have to pat myself on the back for this one. It's my tropical-island riff on a classic pasta dish. An umami bomb of beef juices, coconut cream and parmesan. Ingredients: 1 pappardelle pack 1/2 garlic head, minced 1/4-1/2 lb. thin beef strips, tenderized 1 can coconut cream salt and pepper to taste 1 cup… Continue reading Beef Stroganoff, Island Style