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SPICING UP MY LIFE IN CAPE TOWN | Darrin Henry A Cape Malay cooking experience in the colourful, central Cape Town district of Bo Kaap has truly caught me by surprise in that I am now inspired to cook. Properly, I

SAINT TOMATO PASTE RECIPE | Sharon Henry There probably aren’t many foods that are associated with dancing, as much as tomato paste sandwiches are here on St Helena. So much so we’ve nicknamed them ‘bread ‘n’ dance,’ an island favourite made

Cultivating A Centuries Old Original | Sharon Henry "The only thing I don't like about coffee is drinking it!" laughs a chief picker at the Bamboo Hedge coffee plantation on St Helena - which just so happens to supply of one

[caption id="attachment_4472" align="alignnone" width="800"] A yummy plate of St Helena plo, bursting with colour and flavours, that smells so good.[/caption] The Quintessentially Saint, One Pot Feast | Sharon Henry When it comes to St Helena food, plo is one of the favourites,

[caption id="attachment_3916" align="alignnone" width="800"] The small clumps of hairs (glochids) on the tungi are very irritable if they get in your skin, a bit like rubbing against fibre glass, but worse! This yellow colour indicates this fruit is very ripe

[caption id="attachment_3311" align="alignnone" width="800"] Offshore tug/supply ship ‘Skandi Admiral’ towing the pipe layer platform ‘Castoro 7’ past St Helena Island, on their way to Natal, South Africa.[/caption] ATLANTIC TRADING POST IS OPEN | Darrin Henry For more than 500 years, St Helena

[caption id="attachment_2995" align="alignnone" width="800"] The secret of Vietnam's amazing cuisine is now becoming more well known around the world. Crispy spring rolls like these in Hanoi make eating out in the city a wonderful experience.[/caption] CRISPY COCKROACHES ANYONE? | Darrin Henry I

[caption id="attachment_2772" align="alignnone" width="800"] Nestled in the historic Soulard neighborhood of St. Louis, this is the largest and oldest Anheuser-Busch brewery site, chosen because of its access to the Mississippi River, the large presence of German immigrants in the 1800’s,

[caption id="attachment_2056" align="alignnone" width="800"] A typical Grain Escalator, photographed from the car on our road trip. Taken in Louisiana.[/caption] AMERICA'S GRAIN ESCALATORS | Darrin Henry I remember Madonna wearing a bra with metallic style cones for cups in the 80s; or was