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Concerning Fern

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December 17, 2018

Fern is sold by the bunches at the market and most commonly transformed into Fern Salad. So common, we’ve never seen it served in any way other than Fern…

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There’s always money in the banana stand

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November 21, 2018

Solomon Islands boasts some of the most delicious bananas we’ve ever eaten and there are over 200 varieties to try.

Coming from a country where we have a choice…

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Budi Chips with Guale Salsa

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June 4, 2018

In the Sollies the variety of bananas knows no bounds. There are bananas that you can eat right away and then there are cooking bananas. Cooking bananas taste like…

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Malaitan Chilli Crab Recipe

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October 22, 2017

The mud crabs we usually see at Honiara Central Market are from Malaita province with sellers coming to sell their catches on Saturdays. These crabs are live and wrapped in…

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Lunching at Local Kai Bars in Honiara

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October 20, 2017
My office doesn’t have a fridge or a microwave, and homemade lunch options like sandwiches, or crackers and tuna, get old quick.
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A Guide to Afternoon Tea in Nid’s Office

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October 11, 2017

Having gone from a fast-paced, high-stress work environment to a sloth-paced, chill office, I go through some real lulls throughout the days here. Dealing with afternoonitis is more important…

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An Homage to Tuna and Rice

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September 13, 2017

Tuna and rice is a Jones family special and my earliest memories of family dinners are of tuna and rice.

What is it? White rice, a slathering of mayo, and canned…

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Gnarly Ngali Slice

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August 30, 2017

This is a good dessert slice for making me feel like I’m making healthy decisions.

It has ngali nuts, which are delicious, and uses up some of that leftover scrashemed coconut you…

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Banana ice cream

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August 17, 2017

I’ve seen a million of these recipes but have never tried it. I mean, I’m a New Zealander. We’re made up of 90% dairy, what would incite me to…

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Slippery Cabbage and Coconut

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August 10, 2017

Slippery cabbage is not our favourite but it’s the most commonly found green in the market so we thought we’d better post at least one recipe on how to…