27 avril 2015

Voulé à Musicale Plage

                   I was invited to a company voulé the other day, a barbecue on the beach with the company I work with giving English lessons to adults. The rainy season is reaching its end now, but there are still some strong bursts of rain occasionally, and I was caught in one of these on the way to the barbecue. Not too promising, but it brightened up as I got closer to the beach in the south of the island. It was a chance to talk to some of the guys in the training company... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2012

Voulé on Sohoa Beach

            We went to a barbecue on the beach the other day. These are extremely common here, there are always groups of people cooking things on any beach you go to. Traditional barbecue food here is chicken wings and green bananas, which are either cooked in the fire or fried, and eaten as a vegetable. They don't taste of much, they're a bit like boiled potatoes.                   There... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2011

T.P. Folk

                    Yesterday, my music group and I were invited to play in a local brochetti. Brochettis are small restaurants, often in car-parks or in the middle of nowhere, all corrugated iron and plastic chairs, but they cook locally-grown/fished/caught food on a barbecue, usually in kebab form (brochette), it tastes good, there's lots of it and it costs rougly 6€ a plate. They used to be simple shacks by the side of the road, run... [Lire la suite]
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