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Chocolate Biscuit Fudge

You can whip up this quick and easy chocolate biscuit fudge in 15 minutes.

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Hanaakuri Havaadhu

Hanaakuri Havaadhu is a curry powder made with stove toasted spices.

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Baipen is a bland rice porridge best enjoyed with Maskurolhi, a spicy tuna and coconut sambal.

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Lonu Kandhi

Lonu Kandhi is a savoury and spicy porridge made from just a handful of ingredients you’d usually find in most Maldivian kitchens.

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Boashi Mas Huni

Boashi (banana blossom) Mas Huni is ideal for breakfast time; enjoy it with Maldivian flatbread roshi and a cup of hot black tea.

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Valhomas Masbaiy

Enjoying masbaiy or tuna rice for lunch with some spicy rihaakuru is one of those very Dhivehi things that one can do.

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You’ve probably heard of “umami” or “umami-rich” foods. But what is it really?
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Kimbap by Elisha’s Deli

Kimbap is kind of like the Korean version of sushi.and these from Elisha's Deli is a must try.
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Maldivian food – the need to know dishes

Wondering what to eat when in the Maldives? Read more to find out the must try dishes.
Oct 2021

Eclairs & Tea Café – Bons Éclairs!

Go get some eclairs for tea time and thank us afterwards!
Oct 2021

Bento Bonanza

These tiny cakes come in different shapes, colours and designs and are all the rage right now!
Oct 2021

The Super in Superfoods

We’ve all heard the term ‘superfood.' But what exactly is it?
Oct 2021

Meet the Mushrooms

Mushrooms come in all types and shapes and are plenty, with around 14,000 identified species.
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Bolaksa for the Brave

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