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  • Bread
    Food & Drink

    The art of bread

    There’s nothing like the smell of freshly baked bread, straight from the oven. It’s an aroma that evokes feelings of comfort or nostalgia, or of hunger even when we hadn’t been…

  • Seafood
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    New seafood ideas at Constance

    With the Indian Ocean to inspire them it’s not surprising our chefs have come up with modern, innovative ways of preparing and presenting delicious seafood. Here are two excellent examples to…

  • Vanilla
    Food & Drink

    Spices of the Indian Ocean: vanilla

    Vanilla ice-cream and Victoria sponge may not make us think of the Indian Ocean but the story of vanilla is inextricably linked with the region. Although Madagascan Bourbon vanilla accounts for…

  • cumin
    Food & Drink

    Spices of the Indian Ocean: Cumin

    The rich pungent aroma and warm, slightly bitter, peppery flavour of cumin seeds permeates through the delicious curries and sauces of much Indian Ocean cuisine. One of the most ancient of…

  • Lemongrass
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    Spices of the Indian Ocean: Lemongrass

    The citrus tang of lemongrass with its warm lemon aroma is a popular flavouring for traditional soups, curries and sauces across the Indian Ocean islands. Originating in Asia, Africa and Australia,…

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    Spices of the Indian Ocean: Ginger

    Grown in Mauritius, Seychelles and Madagascar, the warm, picante flavour of ginger is at the heart of the Indian Ocean’s unique and delicious Creole cuisine. Introduced to the region by both…