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Unusual Fruits of the Seychelles

  One of the best things about visit a tropical island (other than the obvious sun, sea, sand and palm trees) is to try out the local delicacies and fresh local fruits. The Seychelles like many other tropical destinations boasts an abundance of delicious fruit such as bananas, mangoes, pineapples,[…]

Creole Recipes: Breadfruit

Exploring the Seychelles Islands you are bound to come across many soaring trees teaming with large, green, round, lumpy looking fruits – but what are they? This is “Breadfruit”.     Breadfruit has lumpy green flesh and a potato-like texture which can be served as part of a main meal[…]

All About Seychelles

  Unhurried. Unspoiled. A hidden treasure. Just a few degrees south of the Equator lies a hidden treasure in the Ocean… like scattered jewels… garden islands hidden away from all but the most discerning visitor… a visitor looking for warm turquoise blue waters lapping gently onto soft white sandy beaches… but[…]

Creole Classic perfect for Labour Day

Here in Seychelles we love our curries hot and spicy, full of fragrance and flavour and with lashings of coconut milk (or even coconut cream if we’re feeling naughty – sorry waistline). Kari Koko Poul (chicken curry) is by far the island’s favourite dish, available in almost all restaurants and take-aways and the[…]

Goodnight Düsseldorf, Good Morning Seychelles

30th March 2017 saw Air Seychelles launch a new direct route to Düsseldorf, Germany. In the lead up to the launch of this exciting new European route, Air Seychelles offered some amazing deals for both day trippers (14hrs to explore the city) and those wanting a more relaxed long weekend away[…]

Local Food: Bazar Labrin Market

As part of our travel, food and lifestyle blog, the team at Le Nautique aim to highlight the island’s favourite local food haunts and restaurants (generally giving us food-fanatics the chance to eat our way around the Seychelles). This weeks focus is on the fun and colourful local food market, “Bazar Labrin”,[…]

Creole Recipes: Pilau Rice

This classic Pilau rice recipe is a simple and delicious dish that you’ll want to make time and time again. With plenty of flavour, this wholesome Indian inspired dish is a hearty meal in itself or can be the perfect accompaniment to a grilled fish or selection of tasty creole curries. Each[…]

Creole Recipes: Trio of Summer Salads

These three fresh, juicy summer salads are favourites here in the Seychelles and are the perfect accompaniment to any beachside BBQ (or even eaten on their own as a tasty snack). Better still, they are all super healthy – so those of you sticking to your New Years Resolutions rejoice and tuck in. ****   “Palm[…]

Cocktails: It’s Gin O’Clock somewhere!

I am well and truely an island girl and do love my rum cocktails, but the fact that I was born in the UK (well Channel Islands) means that I, like every good Brit, have a penchant for gin. The classic and much loved G&T is certainly not one to be[…]

Creole Recipes: Saffron Coconut Crab

Seychelles food is all about simple, big flavours. We’re really into sharing food, getting your hands dirty and having a really relaxed experience. There is nothing better than loading the table with various tasty dishes for friends and family to dig into, accompanied with fresh salads, fluffy rice, local “Seybrew” beer and some[…]