Recipe: Crunchy salad and fresh ‘Basil Blush’ juice

Put a spring back in your step with this healthy salad and delicious fresh juice, both served at Constance Le Prince Maurice. The salad is created by Chef Michael Scioli.

Basil Blush fresh juice, Constance Le Prince Maurice

Basil Blush fresh juice, Constance Le Prince Maurice

 

Juice: Basil Blush with mango and basil leaves

  • 20cl fresh mango juice
  • 1 handful fresh basil leaves
Blend ingredients together, and serve immediately over ice.

 

Crunchy green salad with tomatoes and button mushrooms

Serves 4
Preparation time: 30 minutes

  • 400g tomatoes
  • 80g cucumber
  • 60g carrot
  • 80g celery root
  • 60g cabbage
  • 120g green salad
  • 40g onion
  • 30g button mushrooms

1. Prepare the tomatoes, take out the peduncle and mark the opposite side
2. Blanch in boiling water for 20 sec and cool down in ice-cold water
3. Cut half round slices
4. Cut round slices of green cucumber
5. Wash, peel and slice the carrot lengthwise and cut into julienne of 1mm in thickness and 6cm in length
6. Wash, peel and cut slices of the celery root
7. Wash different types of green salad
8. Cut cabbage in half, avoid the hard part and slice finely
9. Wash, peel, rinse and cut into thin slices the onion
10. Wash, clean, and then slice the mushrooms

Prince Maurice’s Dressing

  • 2g chopped mint
  • 2g peeled ginger
  • 5ml lemon juice
  • 6g mangos pulped
  • 1g seedless red chilli
  • 2g salt
  • 1g pepper
  • 80ml olive oil

Put all ingredients except the oil into a blender. Blend very well, and then empty slowly the oil to get a nice emulsion.

To serve

1. On a plate, with the help of 80mm ring make a rosette of half rounded sliced tomatoes.
2. Fill the middle with mixed salad leaves and other ingredients.
3. Serve the dressing on the side.

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Golf monthly visits Constance golf courses in Mauritius

Jeremy Ellwood of Golf Monthly reflects on his week of golf at Belle Mare Plage in December, and playing in the Constance Hotels’ pro-am before the MCB Tour Championship.

Constance Legend Golf Course, Mauritius

Constance Legend Golf Course, Mauritius

Watch the video on You Tube: Constance Belle Mare Plage, Mauritius: the Links and Legend courses or read more on Golf Monthly.

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Travel blogger falls for Prince Maurice charm

Hip travel blog Live Young Abroad is singing the praises of the ultimate lifestyle hotel Constance Le Prince Maurice this week.

Lounge Bar, Constance Le Prince Maurice, Mauritius

Lounge Bar, Constance Le Prince Maurice

Following a holiday to the Mauritian hotel in January the blogger describes, ‘The design of the hotel is fresh, the restaurants are all open air, the atmosphere is relaxing and you can feel the peace entering your body and soul while you are climbing the little stairs separating you from the reception.’

Read the full review of Constance Le Prince Maurice on the Live Young Abroad blog.

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Foodie holidays in Mauritius

Indulge your passion for food and join us for the celebrated Culinary Festival Bernard Loiseau in Mauritius this March.

Delicious food at Constance Hotels & Resorts

Delicious food at Constance

The renowned annual festival takes place at Constance Belle Mare Plage from 18-25 March 2013.

This exciting event sees 6 European Michelin star chefs team up with 6 of our island chefs to create outstanding dishes using local ingredients before having a final cook-off competition to see which team wins.

Culinary holidays with Constance

Enjoy one of these special festival packages, and immerse yourself in a week that will be filled with culinary delights and surprises.

Constance Belle Mare Plage

  • Prestige Room – Package of 7 nights including a  6 star dinner orchestrated by Michelin star Chefs.
  • Single: €2,200  inclusive of Half Board
  • Double: €3,000  inclusive of Half Board
  • Extra nights will be charged at  €360 for Single and €460 for Double

Constance Le Prince Maurice

  • Junior Suite – Package of 7 nights including a  6 star dinner orchestrated by Michelin star Chefs.
  • Single: €3,600 inclusive of Half Board
  • Double: €4,300 inclusive of Half Board
  • Extra nights will be charged at  €  700 for Single and € 750 for Double

Offer valid for all stays from 18 to 28 March 2013

Book now

Visit our website to check availability and book your holiday at the Culinary Festival Bernard Loiseau.

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Indulge a taste for truffles with a special Mauritian dining event

Savour the exquisite taste of one of nature’s most delectable delicacies with an evening dedicated to truffles at Constance Le Prince Maurice and Constance Belle Mare Plage.

L'Archipel, Constance Le Prince Maurice, Mauritius

L’Archipel, Le Prince Maurice

The gastronomic event will take place on 31 January and will celebrate the versatile nature of truffles with a special menu at L’Archipel at Le Prince Maurice, and the Blue Penny Café at Belle Mare Plage.

Highlights of the Wine and Truffle menu at L’Archipel will include:

  • Canapés of ‘lollipop’ of foie gras and truffle, a spoonful of truffle risotto, a tartare of seafood in truffle oil
  • Scallops with truffle
  • King prawns in jelly with black truffle
  • A roulade of poultry and foie gras with a julienne of truffles
  • A range of delicately made truffle-infused desserts

Highlights of the Truffle menu at Blue Penny Café will include:

  • Crisps of traditional pain au beurre with black winter truffles
  • Soft boiled eggs with asparagus and truffles
  • A risotto of scallops, artichoke and truffles with a mushroom foam
  • Sweetbread with ‘black diamond’ truffle and gnocchi
  • An iced truffle tiramisu

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‘The hotel was fantastic’: Billy Connolly and Pamela Stephenson at Le Prince Maurice

When Billy Connolly and Pamela Stephenson Connolly stayed at Constance Le Prince Maurice last month, it was the first holiday they’d taken together in 30 years.

Over water villas at Constance Le Prince Maurice, Mauritius

Over water villas at Le Prince Maurice

Following their week long sojourn in an over-water villa at the luxury resort in Mauritius, they reveal all in this weekend’s Guardian:

‘…the hotel was fantastic and the food the best I’ve ever had’.

Read the article in full about Billy Connolly and Pamela Stephenson Connolly’s holiday to Constance Le Prince Maurice on the Guardian website.

And find out more about the deluxe Constance Le Prince Maurice and check booking availability.