Two Women and A Half Man …a cooking journey with mum and grandma in beautiful Mauritius…

Grandma Cooking
Grandma Tofu
Grandma Tofu

…that night I saw grandma soaking the soy beans. I knew she would be making tofu the following morning. As a matter of fact, I’m awaken by a loud and roaring sound. It’s 5 am and the grinding machine was in full swing turning the soaked soy beans into soy milk. This was my earliest […]

Chinese Hakka Buns – Pow
Chinese Hakka Buns - Pow

Chinese bun also known as “pow” in Hakka is a popular dish among the Chinese community in Mauritius. The filling can either be sweet or savoury. My personal favourite is the char siu filling along with star anise stewed soya egg. For the sweet tooth, anything from sugar to peanut butter will do as filling. […]

Steamed Chicken Soup
Steamed Chicken Soup

Having a cold and need something hot, soupy, and full of nutrients? Try this classic chicken soup recipe from my Grand Ma. This soup is so full of goodness that it will put you back on your feet in no time. Ideally, you want to use a free range chicken for this. In Mauritius, my […]

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Plenty more of Mauriitus and home cooking coming soon. Stay put!