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coconut

Life Solomon Islands

Kwaio Krismas

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December 25, 2018

Two days before Christmas we were at the domestic airport with our frens Ben and Barbara, and Ben’s parents, waiting for our flight to Gwanaruu airport, Malaita Province. We’d…

Food Solomon Islands

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…

Life Solomon Islands

The Holiest of Holies

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August 27, 2017

There is a hole in my fence.

A human-sized hole.

While Nid was taking pictures of the hole with my leg hanging through it to show Instagram, it occurred to us…

Food Solomon Islands

Slippery Cabbage and Coconut

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August 10, 2017

Slippery cabbage is, so far, the closest thing we’ve found to spinach. Slippery cabbage and coconut milk is a staple dish in the Solomon’s. There are quite a few…

Food How To Solomon Islands

Scrashem Coconut like a Fruit Ninja

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August 9, 2017

There are two types of coconuts you can get at the market: young coconut, and dry coconut.

Young coconuts look like you want to drink out of them: a light…