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Mauritian cuisine has been shaped by all of the different populations living on the island. Having said that, it is primarily based on a type of curry served with most meat, fish and even vegetable dishes. 'Rougaille', a sauce made using a variety of local tomato, onions, garlic and other condiments, can also be served as an accompaniment to all dishes. You'll also find here certain specialities from other lands, such as the Indo-Muslim biryani (a rice-based dish) and the Chinese 'mine frit' (fried noodles). When it's time for dessert, go for the 'napolitaine', a pastry formed of two biscuits filled with guava preserve, all wrapped in a candy pink coating!

  • Mauritian cuisine, Mauritius, Mauritian cuisine, Arts and culture, Mauritius
    Mauritian cuisine, Mauritius

    Mauritian cuisine is extemely vast and everyone has their own twist on traditional dishes.

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    Fresh produce, Mauritius

    The products here are of extremely high quality. Most Mauritians tend to buy their ingredients from the market.

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    Spices, Mauritius

    The base of the cuisine is Indian, hence all those lovely spices. However, there is an island twist!

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    Leitchis, Mauritius

    Leitchis are extremely popular in the summer in Mauritius. They grow on trees in abundance all over the island.

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    Spice mix, Mauritius

    A range of spices are used in Mauritian cuisine, with the prominent ingredient being chili!

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    Fresh juices, Mauritius

    Mauritius is lucky in that a wie variety of fruit is grown here, especially pineapple.

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Our holiday packages to Mauritius

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  • Holiday to Le Palmiste in TROU AUX BICHES (MAURITIUS) for 7 nights (BB) departing from LGW on 29 Mar
    - Mauritius
    Holiday to Le Palmiste in TROU AUX BICHES (MAURITIUS) for 7 nights (BB) departing from LGW on 29 Mar
    TUI
    £2448
    8days / 7nights
  • Holiday to Le Palmiste in TROU AUX BICHES (MAURITIUS) for 7 nights (BB) departing from LGW on 19 Apr
    - Mauritius
    Holiday to Le Palmiste in TROU AUX BICHES (MAURITIUS) for 7 nights (BB) departing from LGW on 19 Apr
    TUI
    £2510
    8days / 7nights
  • Holiday to Riu Creole Hotel in LE MORNE (MAURITIUS) for 7 nights (AI) departing from LGW on 01 Mar
    - Mauritius
    Holiday to Riu Creole Hotel in LE MORNE (MAURITIUS) for 7 nights (AI) departing from LGW on 01 Mar
    TUI
    £2830
    8days / 7nights

Mauritius : Discover our cities

  • Port Louis, Mauritius,
    Port Louis
  • Mahebourg
    Mahebourg
  • Flic En Flac, Mauritius,
    Flic En Flac
  • Le Morne, Mauritius,
    Le Morne
  • Grand Baie, Mauritius,
    Grand Baie
  • Belle Mare
    Belle Mare
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