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Am I becoming a bad Mauritian?

A guy walked up to me last time in the mall while I was doing my shopping. He wanted to sell me something. Usually, my Mauritian instinct would make me sit through it and with a polite smile. 881 more words

A reminiscent bus journey 

A Quick, light read of a reminiscent daily bus journey in Mauritius…

It’s not hard to want to watch the island go by when you’re travelling on the bus. 611 more words

Travel

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

Recipes

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

Food

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

Honest