I have a day off today menu writing and catching up on my spreadsheets due to a last minute cancellation! I always get distracted and have been reminiscing the last hour flicking through photos from an amazing backpacking trip I had in West Papua 4 years ago.
I learned how to make the best chilli sambal I have ever tasted from an old lady I stayed with, ate more fish heads than I could count, learned how to fish with a spear, ate wild boar-which still to this day is the best meat I ever tried, spent a week on a deserted island eating sago far too many times for my liking and caught fish fresh everyday and cooked them over a fire 5 mins later!
I love travelling to different places around the world and love trying different food and taking photos every second of the day!
We ate this sambal every day on fish with rice or just on rice. It was so tasty. I love it. You must love hot spicy food it you eat this! It is not for the faint hearted!
Where is your favourite place that you travelled that had the best food?!????
CHILLI SAMBAL RECIPE
1 cup hot fresh red chillies
1 red onion
6 tomatoes diced
Blend the chillies, garlic, red onion in a food processor or mortar and pestle.
Chop the tomatoes.
Fry the everything in a hot pan with oil for about 45 minutes until it reduces down to a rich spicy sauce.
Add lime, salt and pepper to taste.