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Recipes using tropical foods that grow in Cairns

Janet’s Turmeric Paste

Turmeric grows really well in the tropics and contains Curcumin which has many health benefits – easy to find out about on the internet. It’s readily available at Rusty’s Market if you don’t grow your own and can be used fresh, dried, or in paste form. The benefit of the paste version is that it […]

Water Kefir

At our January meeting, Marina was kind enough to bring along some Water Kefir grains to share with the group. She sent us through some instructions on how to care for your grains and how to create healthy and tasty fermented drinks using them.

Quick Tropical Vegetable Stir Fry

Quick Tropical Stirfry

Ingredients: Brazilian spinach – handful Sambung – handful Sweet potato leaves and stem – chopped Peanut oil – 2 Tablespoon Peanut – handful roasted and crushed Coconut flakes – handful roasted Soy, Ginger and Honey Sauce recipe: Soy 1/4 cup Honey 2 Tablespoon Ginger 2 Tablespoon, grated Sesame seeds 2 Tablespoon, roasted and ground Sesame […]