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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

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

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

10 Awesome Things To Do on St Helena in a Week

MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR HOLIDAY | Sharon Henry Voted as one of Lonely Planet's 'Top Ten Best In Travel' for 2016, St Helena finds herself pinned on the world tourism map as an off the beaten track destination. For the island the world truly will be getting smaller as

By |2017-07-25T14:52:59+00:00January 26th, 2016|St Helena, Top 10 and more, Tourist Attraction|2 Comments

Finding Love, Food and Fashion At The Hanoi Night Market

HÀNG ĐÀO STREET LIFE | Darrin Henry If you are considering a visit to Hanoi, Vietnam, I have to recommend the Hanoi night market as a great cultural experience for a Saturday night out. Before coming to Southeast Asia the thought of visiting a street

By |2018-03-22T03:04:52+00:00June 11th, 2015|City Life, Culture, Food and Drink, Vietnam|1 Comment

Picture Porthole – Photographs Of The RMS St Helena

RMS ST HELENA IN PICTURES | Darrin Henry Five days at sea surrounded by endless ocean could in some ways be a photographic nightmare. But, travelling and taking photographs of the RMS St Helena there’s plenty of reasons to keep the camera near. The

By |2018-06-07T02:55:11+00:00April 22nd, 2015|St Helena|15 Comments
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