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Sous Vide Mauritian-style Curry

Disclaimer: sous vide isn’t really a technique I’m aware of being used in Mauritius (maybe in hotels and restaurants but not in home cooking). I took the basic recipe from a French trained Mauritian chef, then modified it to do sous vide because that’s how I like to cook. 159 more words


Lakaz Maman: A visit to Shelina Permalloo's Mauritian Oasis (photos galore!)

The 19th December marked the beginning of Christmas 2016. I took the plane from Paris Orly to Southampton, and my mum was waiting for me at the Arrivals gate to take us both straight onto Lakaz Maman, the Mauritian restaurant of Masterchef 2012 winner, Shelina Permalloo, which she’d been eager to take me to for years. 742 more words


Signs you grew up Mauritian

  1. You were threatened by your parents that you’ll end up sweeping the floor or in a sugarcane field if you did not get good grades when you were a kid.
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I'm a martian in Toronto

Lately I have been thinking that terming me as a “martian” would be suitable. After all, if you remove the “u” and the extra “i” in Mauritian, you get the word martian…Honestly, this is exactly how I feel since I landed in Toronto. 606 more words


Being Pleasantly Honest.

So…first of all, let me start by saying the reason I started this blog is so I could vent and maybe help out others in the same situation too. 521 more words


To hug or not to hug?

Greetings have never been so awkward to me until I came to  Canada. See, back in my home-country, we are not used to hugging. When you meet someone, you have three options: 547 more words


Navigating life abroad

Not so long ago, I was googling Canada and making a list of things to do. Toronto seemed enticing with its multiculturalism, food, accents, languages and people of different nationalities. 352 more words