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

Shrimp and naan

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.

Shrimp fettuccine

Shrimp Fettuccine

Fettuccine is my favorite Italian noodle. Toss it up with shrimp, minced garlic, chili flakes, and lots of parm and olive oil, and you've got a very tasty meal. To enhance the umami, try adding a couple chopped slices of bacon. I experimented by mincing mint leaves picked from my garden and stirring them into… Continue reading Shrimp Fettuccine

Adventure, Food

Steveston Fish Market, Richmond, BC, Canada

We like to get right into exploring a place. In Vancouver, fish markets are high on our list. We visited Granville Island, and while it had a lot of pretty artisanal offerings, we didn't like the overcrowded atmosphere, nor the high prices. Steveston Fish Market in Richmond, BC, about a half-hour drive from Vancouver, is… Continue reading Steveston Fish Market, Richmond, BC, Canada