Recipes

Toasted Candied Coconut Ribbons

If you’re a longtime reader then you already know I love all things coconut: coconut meat, coconut juice, coconut milk, coconut oil, etc.  But...

Lemongrass Soy Milk

Out of all the non-dairy milks commercially available, mass-produced soy milk is my least favorite (almond milk is the clear front runner in my...

Ga Nuong- Lemongrass Chicken

One of my favorite parts of my trip to Vietnam was exploring the northern part of the country, miles and miles from the tourist...

Dal Ra Pulungo- Yellow Dal with Spinach and Burnt Onions

I know, I know.  I just posted another yellow dal recipe last week.  But this particular version is really good, super healthy, and definitely...

Gluten-Free Blueberry and Cream Cheese Scones

If you're not of the gluten-free persuasion and you happen to visit Honolulu, the blueberry scones at Diamond Head bakery are pretty killer.  They're...

Basque Bacon, Red Pepper and Potato Tortilla

Although smoothies are my go-to breakfast on the weekdays I have been known to make what I call an epic breakfast or brunch on...

Sri Lankan Black Shrimp Curry with Roasted Spices

One of the things that makes many Sri Lankan curries unique is the fact that they roast their spices until they reach a dark...

Spicy Cashew Coconut Chicken

I’m just going to say it straight up: this is definitely my favorite Sri Lankan recipe so far and quite possibly my favorite recipe...

Kelbimbo Kontinental- Baked Brussel Sprout Gratin

I never ate mushy Brussels sprouts growing up.  In fact, I never ate any Brussels Sprouts at all, so I never quite understood the...

Coconut Rotti- Sri Lankan Coconut Rice Flatbread

Oh, how I love finding naturally gluten-free breads and desserts from these countries I’m visiting.  The recipes are special namely for what they don’t...