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Lakaz Maman | Mauritian street kitchen

A Mauritian street kitchen  Last weekend i had the pleasure to experience Shelina Permalloo new breakfast menu at her first Mauritian style street kitchen restaurant in Southampton. The 2012 master chef winner was a great host who opened the doors to us for her delicious menu. This kindly organised Bloggers Brunch was with @sotonbloggers. we did a small Q&A with Shelina and it was interesting to learn how herself and her husband started from scratch with The restaurant and pratically designed and decorated the place themselves. Shelina's personality shines through The restaurant with the vibrant decor that bursts with colour, it gives that feeling of being in her home. Cinnamon toast with tropical fruit and salted caramel sauce. Shelina has published two cook books since winning Master Chef which were available to purchase on the day of the event.  Ready..steady.. take a photo before it gets cold! I ordered the cinnamon toast with tropical fruit an

what's in Poppy's Easter basket | 2018 | toddler Easter treats |

Easter goodies for my Toddler  Always another holiday isn't there. I like to make Poppy a box for each special occasion throughout the year; Christmas eve box, Halloween trick or treat bag and Easter is no exception. This Easter i have gone for the more traditional items like my mum used to get us when we were little; books, stickers, chocolate egg, etc... I've not gone as over the the top as I usually do. We are also buying the stuff we know Poppy is really interested in, her favourite characters and bits she can interact with us on as well The items in the box are not to have in one go, half of this is being used for her Easter egg hunt in the garden. We have gone for the play/learning items this year, she loves books at the moment and we read to her every night. As she enjoys it so much i decided to get her The Gruffalo £5.99 from Waterstones and the Peter rabbit sticker activity book £2 from the Works. A pack of Bunny crayons £1 from Poundland, Pe