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Food Archives - Taste Buddies - Food Tours in Mauritius
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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Friday, 11 am: We meet in front of the Casino, at the Caudan Waterfront in Port Louis. Equipped with our backpacks and walking shoes, we are welcomed by Adrien and Rudy, our tour guides for the day. Their communicative cheerfulness puts us all at ease, we can't wait to get started with this exciting culinary adventure! On the menu: a visit of the capital to learn more about its rich history, the tasting of some typical street foods and other local culinary specialities, a few enriching encounters with the locals...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Located at the heart of Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius, China Town is a small village enabling a complete immersion in Chinese culture! It represents the history and culture of the Sino-Mauritian community, inviting all to discover its many little attractions. Ready? Let’s go![/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Street art It’s been a few years now that Mauritian artists have taken to decorate the walls of China Town with a variety of colourful graffiti and a selection of original sculptures. Who knows, maybe this is where you’ll find the perfect background for your next Instagram picture 😉 Street food Famous across the...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Located in the north of Mauritius, Grand Bay is a lively village welcoming many tourists all year long. It is the meeting point of many cultures - and if you’re looking for a total immersion, it’s the perfect place to be 😉 Along the coast, golden beaches and turquoise lagoon stretch as far as the eye can see on the one side, while many little shops and restaurants of all kinds populate the other! Ready for a visit? Let’s get going![/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Stop number 1: The Grand Bay market Bringing together a selection of little shops selling a...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]With the sparkling blue lagoon stretching as far as the eye can see on the one side, and some of the most beautiful mountains of the island standing on the other, Mahébourg has a rich and fascinating history. At every street corner, small groups of locals can be spotted playing cards or dominoes, beer in hand, adding to the laid-back atmosphere of this authentic little village. Whether Mauritian or foreigner, visiting Mahébourg is a must - and it never disappoints 😉[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]The National History Museum Located on the banks of rivière La Chaux, the National History Museum...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Surrounded by skyscrapers, boarded by beautiful green mountains on one side and overlooking the ocean stretching as far as the eye can see on the other, lies the city of Port Louis. Capital of Mauritius and the island’s main centre of activity, Port Louis holds centuries of history and a rich religious and culinary culture. Walking along its crowded streets, one often comes across businessmen/women rushing around from one meeting to the next, as well as tourists looking for the best places to visit and most delicious restaurants or street food stalls to...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]A little taste of freedom has been floating in the air for a few months now… Since the end of lockdown in June 2020, with work starting again, recreational activities resuming, and later on the reopening of our borders, it seems life on our paradise island is finally back to “normal”. Yet if the worst is over, the future remains uncertain… The economy of most countries has been greatly affected by the global health crisis brought about by the Covid-19, and Mauritius was not spared. Like many others, our tourism industry has been severely...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]I’m pretty sure by now you’ve heard of the delicious Mauritian street foods and are desperately longing for a good, steaming hot dipin frir with its kotomili (coriander) chutney… You’re in luck! Today, we’re going to introduce you to 5 of the best Mauritian street foods around the island, and hopefully excite your virtual taste buds enough for you to pop in at one of our food tours and try some for yourself. The first street food you need to know about is called the “gato piman” (chili bites). These crispy snacks are made from...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]December is fast approaching, bringing along the traditional end-of-year parties to thank your employees for their good work over the last few months and motivate them to attack the new year. It’s a fact, end-of-year parties are usually synonymous with team buildings. What better way to help your teammates bond, than a typically Mauritian outing between colleagues? A day of historical and culinary discoveries like they’ve never experienced before! A team building will enable your employees to explore or work on skills like problem-solving, teamwork, leadership and listening skills, patience...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]It’s 10 am. My colleague Anne-Claire and I leave cold and greyish Moka for warm and sunny Mahébourg; today, we’re embarking the Taste Buddies adventure in the company of our guide, Dada. We are ready to discover the charming little village of Mahébourg, nestled on the south-east coast of Mauritius. On the way, the sparkling blue lagoon stretches as far as the eye can see, offering views of the South’s most popular islets: île aux Aigrettes, île au Phare and île de la Passe. Some of the most beautiful mountains can also be seen,...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] After the Port Louis Street Food, Exclusive China Town and Mahébourg Village Food Tours, we now extend our food tours offer to the North of Mauritius. Discover the Grand Bay Food Tour! Whether you’re a foodie, in love with history and culture, or simply keen to go on a culinary adventure, we encourage you to try it out. During the Grand Bay Food Tour, you will discover how Grand Bay has evolved from a once abandoned region where escaped slaves took refuge, to one of the most visited tourist destinations in Mauritius. Rediscover the...