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The last couple of weeks have seen us shifting gears, while making the most of the rest of the summer holidays, also preparing for the return to school (for the kids anyway!). So our days were a mixture of morning surfing and afternoon shopping for school supplies. The kids hung out with their friends (as opposed to attend organised camps), for some precious “chilling” time, we squeezed some serious dining out, enjoying… Read More

Sometimes after a busy eating schedule or hot day on the boat, we only want to eat something light. I love salads, especially the “kitchen sink” type where a quick survey of the fridge’s content meets with my imagination. On a quick passage from Tonga to Fiji recently, the crew felt like something light and fresh for lunch. I came up with this salad, which I called “salade fraicheur”, French for “freshness… Read More

On passage from Bora Bora to Tonga It’s a wrap! We are in the last 5 months of our world cruise, and I am finally realising that my boat pantry is so full, we have enough to feed ourselves all the way to Australia and beyond. This in itself is not so bad, except that our next ports of call in Tonga, Fiji and Vanuatu have strict quarantine rules (no doubt, taken… Read More

People get up early in the Marquesas. Especially when it comes to cooking. I found that out when we first arrived in Fatu Hiva and was told to report at 7am with final numbers of participants to a dinner show that same night. The ladies needed time to prepare the feast and have it ready for 6.30pm! Having organised to trade for fresh produce the next day, I showed up with a… Read More

After 3 weeks at sea, we landed in the Marquesas last month. This archipelago of 12 mountainous islands is as remote a destination as you get: 6000 klm west of the Galapagos and south of Hawaii, the closest neighboring islands are the Tuamotus, 1000 klm to the west. The Marquesas were originally settled around 340BC by tribes coming from western Polynesia (Tonga-Samoa). These are believed to be descendants of austronesians who started… Read More

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