Salak, sometimes also called snake-skin or snake fruit because the skin resembles snake leather in appearance, is the fruit of a range of closely related and very spiny palms. Salak (Salacca zalacca) is a species of palm tree of the family Arecaceae and is native to Indonesia. The variety available in Bali is widely [...]
Brazilian spinach (Alternanthera Sissoo)
I’ve just had an enquiry from Meg in Babinda about where to get Brazilian spinach. This is one green I included in tropical cuisine: cooking in clare’s kitchen knowing that it is not easy to source commercially. I decided to include it though as it is SO easy to grow at [...]
Tropical cuisine: cooking in clare’s kitchen has won an international award!
Tropical cuisine: cooking in clare’s kitchen is
the national winner, Best Innovative Cookbook,
Gourmand World Cookbook Awards.
Category winners in each country now compete against winners in the same category in other countries for the Best in the [...]