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RECIPE: Dana Rasmussen Ah Young’s Vegetable Curry

April 16, 2014

From Robert Oliver’s Mea’ai Samoa: Serves 4 I first saw Dana on Samoan television in a cooking segment of Challenge Samoa, featuring organic vegetables. Seeing his obvious charisma, I tracked him down and we have since become good friends. He is one of the talented Samoan chefs to feature in our television series Real Pasifik.

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RECIPE: Moist Banana Bread using coconut oil

April 15, 2014

This Banana Bread recipe from Chez Us is very moist and uses Coconut Oil – try it with Blue Coconut’s Coconut Cooking Oil, available now from the True Pacific Shop. It is modified from an original Banana Bread recipe and uses yoghurt cheese (which has the same texture as cream cheese but with less fat, so it is a healthy alternative).

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Recipe: Dry curry of cabbage, carrot and coconut (Thoran)

April 15, 2014

This recipe is from Rick Stein’s India on BBC Food. Thoran is a dry vegetable curry from Kerala made from whatever fresh vegetables are around – snake beans, unripe jack fruit, sag (leafy vegetables), even green tomatoes. It uses coconut oil, which is available now from the True Pacific shop.

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