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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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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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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Out and About Around Borough Market

Borough market has been known for being one of the biggest food markets in London, with a history behind it dating back to medieval times. Opposite London Bridge Station, the market looks like a large modern green house at first glance, however you can rest assured that there is indeed a sprawling market place tucked […]

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