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My Quick Street Food Guide Mauritius

I must make a quick admission that this is by no means an exhaustive list but is a quick fire guide to all the dishes that you must try when you are on the island. On top of this the list there are the curries, the boulette soup, the dim sum, the...read on


Charity Champion for Southampton Children’s Hospital Charity

​I recently took on the role as the first Charity Champion for Southampton Children’s Hospital Charity in order to help fundraise for vital paediatric services in Southampton and beyond.

The first major appeal falling under Southampton...read on


December 2015 - Christmas in Mauritius!

In December I had the pleasure of heading back to the island of Mauritius to launch the Pop Up of my Southampton based Mauritian Street Kitchen - Lakaz Maman (which literally means Mum’s House in Creole, the language spoken on the island). It was a...read on


Cuisinart & Lakeland Tour September 2015

​Throughout September I spent the month touring the UK visiting a number of Lakeland offices across the country from Perth, to Windermere and to Bristol. We had such a brilliant time teaching staff all about the new Cuisinart products coming to...read on


BBC Dish Up Campaign

​Back in July I did some filming with BBC for a campaign called “Dish up” helping people who have trouble cooking from scratch. As part of the campaign I filmed some videos with Joe Swash as he loves cooking fish fingers with his son but doesn’t...read on


Homemade By You - Sainsbury’s & Huffington Post

I did some filming in June for Sainsbury’s new online venture called Homemade By You.  We filmed in a lovely house in tooting and shot 8 delicious and interesting recipes such as a kale and chipotle frittata with a spicy red onion relish and...read on


Reader Event at Miele

​Sainsbury’s invited me up to the head office of Miele in Oxfordshire to run a cookery demonstration for 120 Sainsbury’s readers. It was an early start so I was on the train at 5am and when I got to the head office I was greeted by warm smiles all...read on


Bertinet Cookery School in Bath

​Earlier this year Richard Bertinet invited me along to his cookery school to run my own cookery class. I decided to focus on recipes from my second book the Sunshine Diet as it has some really unique dishes which are inspired by my trips around...read on


Feasts on the Street with Amoy and Huffington Post

​Back in January I did some filming for Huffington Post on a project for Amoy called ‘Feasts on the Streets’. It was a street food competition in a MasterChef style where famous bloggers had the chance to compete in a foodie style challenge using...read on


Comic Relief Dinner for Sainsburys

​In March I was asked by Sainsburys if I would be interested in supporting their Comic Relief dinner in the hope of raising money for this invaluable charity. Of course I jumped at the chance as I really like supporting charities wherever I can...read on


ITV’s Lorraine ‘A Taste of Mauritius’ January 2015

​In January I had the opportunity to go out to Mauritius to film for ITV’s Lorraine. We filmed 8 mini episodes that got aired in March and throughout the summer this year. It was brilliant filming as I learned so much but the hardest part of it,...read on