Hello Island Lovelies, Earlier on this year we planted two passionfruit vines in our garden in the hope of a bumper crop of gorgeous passionfruit. We have been excellently rewarded. Passionfruits are in abundance in our garden now and I’m trying out different recipes and way’s to help preserve this tropical harvest. The most [...]
Hello Island Lovelies, It’s a gloriously sunny morning here in Queensland, Australia. Today I’m going to share with you a fantastic new program on Australian TV from SBS. Island Feast takes acclaimed chef Peter Kuruvita on an amazing adventure around our archipeligo from the Philippines, Indonesia, Vanuatu and finally onto my adored favourite South Pacific island – The [...]
> As a follow on from the South Pacific breakfast recipes I gave you all last month, here are some delicious lunch (or dinner) recipes, from my absolute favourite cook book – Savour the Pacific. Enjoy my coastal island friends. Grilled Chicken Salad with Avocado, Bacon and Bananas Roast Pork with Ginger Honey Glaze Lemongrass [...]
> recipes Tommy Bahama Cheers to Island Styling.
> I just have to try this, Co Yo the first coconut milk ice-cream & yoghurt’s in Australia, made on the beautiful Sunshine Coast of Queensland. image by CoYo The Co Yo story began many years ago when a boy growing up in Fiji, had the job to grate and squeeze the flesh of the coconut to [...]
> Tropical Yoghurt Easy sweet start to the day. 2 cups unsweetened yoghurt 2 tbsp liquid honey 1/2 cup toasted thread coconut 2 tbsp passion fruit pulp 1/2 cup finally chopped pineapple Fold ingredients together. Chill until serving. Fijian Potato Omelette With Fiji’s large Indian population, curry spices are abundant. Here’s a savoury and spicy [...]
> Whilst recently moving house I was stunned by just how many cookbooks I own. I am a ‘foodie’ I confess but in the whole plethora of cookbooks out there (and we are awashed with them), there’s one cookbook I keep coming back to. Annabel Langbein’s Savour the Pacific is gorgeous to look at and delicious [...]
> Vanilla has to be up there as one of my all time favourite fragrances. Its warm, welcoming and heady scent is so evocative of the exotic. image wikipeadia image Queen Besides the gorgeous vanilla bean itself, Queen vanilla bean paste is excellent. I love it. It goes into baking, milkshakes and anything else that [...]
> In my previous career I was the high flying advertising exec. working in London for one of the most famous and infamous advertising agencies in the world. So it comes as no surprise how even now I’m still a sucker for a great strap line! Watch out for my strap line of the month. You’ll see [...]
> Coconut water rocks. I first tasted it in Trinidad in the Caribbean from a freshly cut green coconut from a small street vendor – delicious, like nothing I had tasted before. In Trinidad they mix it with a little local rum – extra delicious. Now, Nudie have cottoned on and are selling this awesome [...]
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