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Prawn Pulao

How to cook – Prawn Pulao recipes

Prawn Pulao Prawn PulaoIngredients:450g basmati rice, washed and soaked for half an hour 250g prawns, shelled 4 green chillies 1/2 tsp turmeric 2 tsp poppy seeds 2 tsp ginger-garlic paste 2 smal...

Movers and Shakers Dustin Cravins

Dustin CravinsYou know you’re somewhere near the heart of Creole country when the description of what's for dinner is simply “meat and rice.” Revealing the exact details of what goes on in the pot, however...

A Sophisticated Man, Mr Ogilvy Berlouis

Well-travelled and urbane, Ogilvy Berlouis played an important role in the history of the Seychelles. His high position in the government enabled him to meet many interesting people. Berlouis has many fascinati...
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Poets in Paradise The Modern Day Seychellois Poets

Seychelles, an island known for its natural environment and exemplary green conservation stance, is also home to a small group of poets, who write more about life and the living environment than nature. Peter P...

Seychelles Tourism Academy

The prestigious magazine, Destination of the World News, recently named the Seychelles as the new ‘global hot-spot’. Attracted by the region’s pristine beaches and luxury resorts, many famous people visit these...

Galinha Cafreal Recipe

Galinha Cafreal (chicken marinated and fried)Background: Galinha is Portuguese for chicken. This recipe is believed to have originated from Africa. It basically means “grilled chicken”, although in Goa it i...

Nimbaya! A Story of Love, Courage and Determination

NIMBAYA! Photo: Victor Diazlamich “Choosing this name (NIMBAYA!) was intended to be a tribute to women’s beauty, strength, fertility and integrity.” NIMBAYA!, an all-female Guinean percussion troupe, shares ...

Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba

Miriam Makeba. Photo: Pictorial Press Ltd / AlamyBreaking through lifelong barriers both personal and public, Miriam Makeba lived a courageous life unafraid of standing up for what was right. She did so wi...