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Main Dishes

Jackfruit Curry (Fiji Style Khatar)

February 26, 2022
Fiji Style Khatar | Jackfruit Curry

Is it a vegetable? Is it meat? Nope – its fruit! A tropical fruit that grows  on the trees throughout Fiji and other tropical countries. When I was younger I’d see my parents get a whole fresh jackfruit from the Asian markets and it was the most intimidating thing I’d ever seen. I refused to eat it because I couldn’t imagine it tasting good.  Here I am in my thirties now posting about how much I love a food I once refused to eat. In fact a part of me is still intimated by the spikey nature of this fruit, that I  opt for the canned or frozen version of jackfruit.

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Appetizers

Tin Mutton Rice Paper Dumplings

February 26, 2022
Corned Mutton

Tin mutton also known as Corned Mutton curry was a quick and easy meal that my family always made when I was growing up. It could be a curry with a nice sauce or it could be a dryer fried curry. My dad would use tin mutton as a filling when he made samosas and it was my absolute favorite.  So  I figured why not turn these tin mutton samosas into Rice Paper Dumplings?!

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Beverage

Sweet Vanilla Golden Milk (Haldi Doodh)

January 16, 2022
haldi doodh

Earlier this week we touched on all of the health benefits that come with turmeric. Here’s great way to incorporate turmeric in your daily life. There is a fine line between a delicious, creamy golden milk and a golden milk that tastes like dirt . As beneficial as turmeric is, a little goes a long way. There is no need to serve a heaping spoon of turmeric in your golden milk. In fact, I’ve had golden milk lattes at a few coffee shops and that’s exactly what it tasted like (too much turmeric).

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