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St Helena Pumpkin Fritters Recipe – Saint Fratters

A PLATEFUL OF SUNSHINE | We love our comfort food here on St Helena, there’s plo, fishcakes, cabbage do-down, bread ‘n’ dance... and pumpkin fritters. On St Helena we say ‘fratters’ not ‘fritters,’ it’s a Saint speak thing, like elsewhere some say ‘to-may-toe,’ others

By |2018-06-01T03:54:12+00:00June 1st, 2018|Food and Drink, St Helena|4 Comments

Rosie’s Bar and Restaurant on St Helena – A Fantastic Grand Opening

THE PLACE TO BE AT SUNSET ON ST HELENA | Darrin Henry Rosie’s Bar and Restaurant on St Helena welcomed over 450 guests on Friday night, 8 December 2017, for a sparkling Grand Opening event, with owner and first-time entrepreneur Rosemary Bargo, known to all as Rosie

By |2017-12-10T21:19:02+00:00December 10th, 2017|Amazing People, Food and Drink, St Helena|10 Comments

A Cape Malay Cooking Lesson in Bo Kaap, Cape Town

SPICING UP MY LIFE | Darrin Henry Cape Malay cooking safari in the colourful Cape Town district of Bo Kaap has truly caught me by surprise in that I am now inspired to cook. Properly, I should add! Back home I’m a kitchen-o-phobe, or

Mugg And Bean Famous Giant Muffin At The V&A Waterfront, Cape Town

MORE THAN JUST COFFEE | Darrin Henry A Mugg and Bean famous giant muffin has me drooling the minute we enter the coffee shop. Smells of freshly baked goods makes our heads swivel like cartoon characters following wispy aroma trails. The plan for ‘just

By |2018-10-08T01:21:35+00:00June 30th, 2017|Food and Drink, South Africa|10 Comments

How To Make St Helena Bread and Dance (Tomato Paste)

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 of tomatoes and onion – sounds simple but boy do

By |2017-06-04T23:26:33+00:00June 9th, 2017|Culture, Food and Drink, St Helena|4 Comments

St Helena Coffee – Growing One Of The World’s Best

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 of the world's most prized and

By |2018-09-06T13:59:49+00:00February 17th, 2017|Culture, Food and Drink, St Helena|20 Comments

The St Helena Plo Pilau Recipe – A One Pot Wonder

A Yummy Taste Of St. Helena Island | Sharon Henry When it comes to food, St Helena plo, a pilau recipe is one of the island's favourites, a spicy mix of curry and rice that hits the spot every time. Bursting with flavour this

By |2018-09-01T12:21:14+00:00August 1st, 2016|Culture, Food and Drink, St Helena|12 Comments

How To Eat Prickly Pear Tungi, St Helena Style

PICK AND PREPARE WITHOUT GETTING PRICKED | Sharon Henry Tungis are the 'Fort Knox' of the fruit kingdom and specialist skills are required to pick and eat one. Skills that will sidestep booby traps of needle-sized prickles and tiny hair-like splinters to avoid getting

By |2017-08-09T17:00:16+00:00May 12th, 2016|Awesome Nature, Culture, Food and Drink, St Helena|8 Comments

Goat Meat Curry To Celebrate The First Jet Plane Landing On St Helena

NEW CULTURE MEETING THE OLD | Darrin Henry Less than an hour after watching the first jet plane landing on St Helena we were sitting on the grass at Longwood Green eating goat meat curry and rice, along with many other families enjoying a

By |2018-03-24T00:55:41+00:00April 10th, 2016|Culture, Food and Drink, St Helena|8 Comments
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