Mauritius Presents New Culinary Experiences for 2014

10 Sep 2014

As Mauritius becomes ever more prominent on the culinary world stage, the leading resorts and hotels of the island introduce a wealth of new gastronomic experiences for 2014.

The fusion of Indian, French, Creole and Chinese influences provides an unrivalled gourmet experience and consequently Mauritius is increasingly being seen as a world class foody destination.

As culinary experiences grow in popularity, Mauritius offers its top picks:

Celebrate Mauritian cuisine at Constance Belle Mare

Constance Belle Mare is hosting the ninth annual Culinary Festival from 29th March to 6th April. Six Michelin- starred European chefs will work against the clock, alongside cooks from the Indian Ocean, to prepare dishes with produce fresh from the local market. The event culminates in a six course dinner presented to the hotel guests and a Gala dinner the following night.

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Head to the garden with Shanti Maurice

Shanti Maurice has unveiled a new private dining experience in the heart of its luscious gardens. The Herb Garden BBQ offers a special seasonal tasting menu, tailored wine and butler service for a truly exclusive experience. Menu highlights include Yellow Fin Tuna with Garden Herbs, Wagyu Beef and Spiced Brownie. www.shantimaurice.com

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Hone in on your culinary skills at Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa

New head chef at Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa, Ravi Gookoolah, is giving guests the opportunity to cook authentic Mauritian dishes by holding a weekly cookery class throughout 2014. Guests will begin their day with a tour of Maradiva's lush organic gardens to pick fresh ingredients before heading to the outdoor kitchen to cook up a feast of fresh local salads and traditional Mauritian curries. www.maradiva.com

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Experience the '50 miles' range at the Four Seasons Resort Anahita

Anahita is offering guests the chance to taste the freshest local ingredients with the launch of their '50 miles' range. All items are produced from 100% local ingredients and are sourced from within 50 miles of the resort. The '50 miles' range includes honey extracted directly from the bee hive by Anahita's own chefs, jam, Kras masala curry powder and limoncello. www.anahita.mu

For further information on Mauritius, please visit www.tourism-mauritius.mu