So you’re having people over and want to impress but cannot even boil an egg – well here is a secret recipe (ssssh…) that will not only have your guests oohing and ahhhing but make you look like a fancy pants dessert chef too!
Ever wondered why commercial rum and…
Say Good Bye to dry boring Turkey this Christmas with Takamaka Rum! This recipe is based on a turkey sized 4-5kgs – it’s so easy, no fuss and super tasty.
1 teaspoon of mixed spice
1 teaspoon of dried sage
3 cloves of garlic, peeled & crushed
1 teaspoon salt
Pepper to taste
Starting around 4:30pm every Wednesday at Beau Vallon beach on Mahé, next door to the Savoy Hotel a truly Creole experience awaits – Bazar Labrinn (the Sunset or Night Market). The mixed scent of exotic spices, barbecuing meat and fish grilling will have your tummy rumbling in no time!
For most of us it’s summer time, in other words, BBQ season! Buckle up because things are gonna get messy with this deliciously indulgent Takamaka Rum BBQ sauce. Smother it over juicy ribs or chicken wings – it will leave you with sticky fingers and a saucy grin!
This warm and inviting drink is the perfect beverage to enjoy on a chilly evening. The cinnamon adds a spicy note while the butter makes the drink luxurious and creamy. The spiced dark rum is the hero of this cocktail with flavors of vanilla and caramel being highlighted.
The Seychelles may be known for its natural beauty, but the Seychellois people and their unique fusion of diverse cultures play a major role in making the archipelago the vibrant place that it is. So what can you expect when you visit? Here’s a quick guide to what you need to know about the people, the cuisine and the local culture:
Rum is a wonderful flavoursome ingredient that adds a beautiful flavour to many dishes. These sweet rum balls are a wonderful treat to be enjoyed on their own or paired with a warm rum drink after dinner. The caramel undertones found in the light rum add a sweet caramel and butterscotch note to these dainty biscuits elevating their flavour to a wonderful nutty and rich treat.
Takamaka Rum Banana Bread: Something we’ll definitely endorse, and go on record as saying is probably the most Seychellois thing we could think of. Other than the rare moment one of our staff members remembers seeing a Aldabra giant tortoise dragging a beach towel with the Seychelles flag on it under a banana tree. On a side note: did you know that at the last count there were 23 types of bananas on the island - amazing!
You’ll never forget seeing a Seychelles sunset. Especially when you consider that the highest point across all the islands is 909 metres, with the average island (there are 115 across the Seychelles) only 30 metres above sea level, nothing will be blocking your view. This geological fact means wherever you are eating your evening meal it always comes standard with a stunning view of the setting sun.