• Community,  Family,  Food,  Lifestyle

    Farmcity and the Unlikely Farmers

    The fundamental basis of the community is agriculture, tillage of the soil. ~ ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, The Promulgation of Universal Peace (Bahá’i Writings) Agriculture should be a force for good, providing solutions to global issues of hunger, inequity, energy consumption, pollution, climate change, loss of biodiversity and depletion of natural resources. The positive, multifaceted environmental, social and economic benefits of a truly sustainable agriculture can contribute solutions to most of the world’s major problems. ~ SOAAN When I first heard that my brother-in-law, Wesley, and his wife, Kelly, were starting an organic farming business in Mauritius, I couldn’t believe it. Not because I didn’t think they were capable—these two are among the most…

  • Mauritian Cuisine
    Food

    Cuisine de l’île Maurice

    Hi all! This is just an introductory post to Mauritian cookery and cuisine. In future, I’d love to add step-by-step recipes, with images (perhaps even videos), of my favorite Mauritian dishes as I learn to cook them (so you can learn along with me!). I’ll also add reviews (of sorts) of the various restaurants, cafes, and other eateries that we visit. My brother-in-law has already mentioned a good Lebanese restaurant in Quatre Bornes that he’d like to take us to (Lebanese food in Mauritius?! I’m intrigued…).   One thing I am so looking forward to is all the delicious Mauritian food I will get to eat on a daily basis.…