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We All Need A Bit Of Hygge In Our Lives!

According to Danish experts, we all need to make space for a little bit of Hygge in our lives. Hygge – pronounced Hoo-gah; is the Danish concept that emphasises coziness and all manner of things that make you feel good. Having less and enjoying more. Pretty sure that doesn’t include …

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Galley Goddess – Pork Belly

Whilst bacon might very well reign supreme as the Porcine Prince, it’s that badass, Pork Belly, the fearless, swine-buckling warrior who has unequivocally hogged the crown of haute and bloat. Pork belly is simply just a massive slab of bacon; uncured, un-smoked and unsliced. Slow roasted, the tender melting wobble …

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The King Of Seafood

Although I’m normally a dedicated carnivore, sometimes I simply can’t resist sweet, juicy crustaceans that leave you feeling light, happy, and refreshed. Crab, Soller prawns and langoustines (cigalas) are among my favourites. OK…I realise they can be ridiculously expensive and it certainly seems like a massive indulgence to spend so …

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Interior Crew – A Career Or Killing Time?

The season is almost over and I can feel that collective sigh of relief and hear those tired feet doing a little “dance of freedom”; you know, the one you do immediately after the guests have left and you have a few days off! It’s a global dance, done by …

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Marc Fosh: Packed With Flavour

In Spain some of the finest gourmet products come dried in salt or packed in a tin! It’s no secret that the Spanish are great fish-eaters, second only to the Japanese who are the world’s leading consumers of fish. This taste for fish and seafood has developed out of a …

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Galley Goddess: Do Mushrooms Come From Out Of Space?

What if fungus could be extraterrestrial, the portly portobello; a higher dimensional alien? The fact that the spores of fungus are electron-dense and able to survive the temperatures and other hazards of space travel it’s possible, dear friends, at one time,  the humble enoki mushroom has travelled across galaxies and …

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Islander Stew Of The Month – Bex Mottram

What did you do before yachting and how did your yachting career first begin?  I worked in central London as a Website Content Manager for a Fashion Retailer – so something completely different. It was after I turned 30 that I had a feeling I just needed a change, get …

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How To Deal With Bullying On-board

It is that time in the season when everyone is getting tired and over worked; over-heated – with soaring temperatures in the Med it creates extra stress on the body – and still a long way to go before you can relax.  This is the time when a person’s worst …

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From Ship to Shore – Belinda Jane Robinson

Belinda Jane Robinson – Yacht Chef to Catering Entrepreneur How long did you work in yachting? Can you tell me about your yachting career- highlight, low points?  My introduction to the yachting community happened by pure accident in 2001. A late bloomer you might say. I was born in Scotland, …

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