Recipes from the renowned Turtle Island resort in Fiji Barbara Kingstone May 1, 2011 Australasia, Cuisine, Fiji On the very exclusive Turtle Island, a 35 minute float plane flight from Nadi on the largest island, Viti Levu – is a resort of the same name. At Turtle Island, water sports, on land activities and cooking lessons are included at this exclusive ‘club’ where only 30 guest can be accommodated in the traditional but certainly updated bures (cottages). On a sunny morning on the verandah overlooking the multi aqua blue waters, two of the resort’s chefs showed their talent with easy to make recipes. For more information about Turtle Island, go to Hotels and Destinations on WWW.INDULGEDTRAVELER.COM IKA VAKALOLO FISH IN COCONUT CREAM 300 gram Fish fillet 1/2 cup shredded tomato and onion 500 ml coconut cream 1 tsp sliced ginger Salt and pepper to taste. Bok Choy… don’t over do it since this will overwhelm the delicate flavor DIRECTIONS Place fish in the pot with coconut cream and sliced ginger Bok choy as many as you like When the coconut cream starts to simmer, add shredded tomato, onion and Bog Choy Season with salt and pepper Let it boil so that the coconut cream will cover the fish and vegetables Don’t over cook. CHICKEN CURRY 500 grams boneless chicken breast 3 tsp onions 2 tsp garlic 1 tbsp turmeric powder 1 tbsp curry powder 1 tbsp Masala powder 1 cup coconut cream Salt to taste 2 tbsp fresh chilies 3 tbsp cilantro..optional 3 tbsp Canola oil 1 tsp cumin seed ¼ cup water DIRECTIONS Put oil in the pot and sauté onion and garlic until brown Add turmeric, curry and Masala powder, cumin and stir until well combined then add chicken Stir chicken and the whole mixture and leave for some time to cook . Add water Season to taste Add coconut cream, fresh chilies and cilantro Taste if you need more seasoning.