Out and About in Mauritius #3

All this sightseeing works up quite an appetite, so it’s time for some lunch, followed by a bit of rum and jam tasting in Chamarel. The jam was more my thing, I couldn’t resist coming home with a few jars – the guava jam was really really good!     Advertisements

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Catch of the Day: Grand Baie Fish Market

This small fish market on the mauritian sea front of Grand Baie caught my eye with the dazzling rainbow of colours laid out beautifully for sale, local fishermen gather here most afternoons to display and sell their day’s catch.    

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10 Interesting Cake Facts!

After a day at the Cake and Bake Show, I thought I’d see if anyone has ever come across any of the following bits of information on cakes: 1. There exists, a Coco Cola cake recipe – in case you don’t think your cake will be sweet enough with sugar…just when I thought I’d heard it […]

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Have Your Cake and Eat it

Well as we speak I’m still eating it as I brought quite a lot home with me today from the annual UK ‘Cake and Bake Show’ . I ‘d say there are a few reasons why you might want to go to The Cake and Bake Show, the next time it’s on: 1. You can satisfy your […]

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Sunday Lunch!!

A roast dinner with all the trimmings? Nope. Maybe next Sunday. Last Sunday I opted for a meat and tofu mixed Korean take away from the London’s Southbank street food market, followed by some vegetarian Indian crepes and a gooey dessert of vegan chocolate cake. I’m not vegan – but I do keep dairy products […]

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I Need A Staycation: The Only Way is Essex

I have to say, three sunny UK days in Southend-on-sea by the wonderful Essex coast really surprised me in a good way. What a cool place, and great atmosphere with a little bit of something for everyone. People and vibes Wow. I cannot even describe the crowds, it seemed like the entire world had decided […]

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London Southbank and Food Market

Pottering around London’s Southbank on a weekend is an easy way to spend the day – people watching, take in the music, street entertainment and food. There’s always something going on and the atmosphere is relaxed and chilled out. Once you’re done at the food market, head up to the main Southbank terrace/centre where there […]

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Another Not So Warm Welcome in Grenada, St George.

So we decided to eat like the locals and pop into a restaurant/cafe in the hustle and bustle of St George. Sample some local cuisine I thought, give some custom to local businesses (who you’d think would appreciate it more than your bigger more flourishing hotel empires), surely this couldn’t go horribly wrong. Surely not. Well sadly it […]

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Spice up your life: Grenada Nutmeg Factory

  The nutmeg aroma is fragrant throughout the tour, as you would expect.   There is a very calm, peaceful atmosphere throughout as everyone gets to work.   Courtesy of the Grenada Sunsation Tutti Frutti Tour. Click here for Bloglovin’ link  

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Quick Pizza? Not So Fast.

It may be known as fast food but pizza actually takes up a heck of a lot of your time to make from scratch. By the time you make the dough, knead it, leave it to sit and double in size (approx 45 mins), come back and roll it out, chop/prepare all your toppings, dress the […]

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La Petite Auberge: Traditional French Restaurant

La Petite Auberge Islington. Delicious food that doesn’t disappoint. Maybe next time I’ll try the frogs legs! Tourette de légumes grilles Tower of marinated grilled aubergine, courgettes & halloumi Served on bread with saffron and roosted pepper dressing Champignons de Paris farcis Mushrooms filled with garlic butter, topped with breadcrumbs, parsley & cheese Filet de Cabilleau […]

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A Salmon Supper

Being rich in protein and Omega 3 fatty acids (which keep your cholesterol and blood pressure levels down, help eye, brain and nerve function), salmon has quite a few note worthy credentials including: It’s a healthier alternative to red meat Protein rich Salmon is rich in a range of vitamins include in D, E, A and B6, […]

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Nutribullet: What’s all the fuss about?

I bought my Nutribullet during the time of the mad rush when all the main retailers were sold out, it was a crazy fiasco, but I’m sure that’s all calmed down now. Like most people, I was drawn in by the strong advertising campaign, promoting a healthier/more nutritious lifestyle. I have no regrets. It’s a […]

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