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Jacobs Ladder St Helena

Climbing Jacob’s Ladder in St Helena

Climbing Jacob’s Ladder One of the 7 wonders of St Helena, climbing Jacob's Ladder is spectacular. We've climbed it many times, but this is the first time filming the climb to share what it is like.  Depending on how fit you are, it is either torment, or exhilarating.  Either way
St Helena Mangoes

Eating St Helena Mangoes

Eating St Helena Mangoes You know when you've been Mangoed! Arrrr, the juicy, sweet, golden deliciousness that is mangoes.  We couldn't get enough of them when we were kids. We spent hours as kids climbing trees and eating mangoes over the school holidays.  I remember collecting armfuls of mangoes from
St Helena Cooking Book

St Helena Cooking Book

St Helena Cooking Book St Helena Cooking by Pamela M. Lawrence is the first ever traditional St Helena cookbook.  It is a beautiful book, filled with charm and insight into the island and its food at that time.  Unfortunately it is no longer in print and unavailable at the moment.
Medlems

Stewed Medlems

Stewed Medlems Emma-Jane loves tart fruit. Medlems are really really tart. They grow all over St Helena and Emma-Jane loves them. Amazing tho, after eating them for many years she has never stewed them until now. Watch the video to learn if she liked them or not... Have you tried
Coconut Fingers

The Coconut Finger Challenge

St Helena’s Day 2019 Coconut Fingers is the greatest cake in the world! As part of our St Helena's Day celebrations this year we did something very special.  Something which has never been done before.  We had our very first Coconut Finger Challenge! How many Coconut Fingers could be eaten within
Boiled Pudding

St Helena’s Day 2019

St Helena’s Day 2019 Each year we celebrate St Helena's Day on the closest weekend to the 21st May - the day St Helena was discovered by João da Nova in 1502.  We cook some Plo, some Coconut Fingers, a big Boiled Pudding, some St Helena style Cheese Straws, some
Boiled Pudding St Helena

Making Boiled Pudding

Making Boiled Pudding We thought it would be fun to share some behind the scenes photos of us making the Boiled Pudding recipe video.  The thing is, this was the first time we thought of this and didn't take that many photos.  We're have to do better next time :)
Tamarind

Eating Tamlets ( Tamarind )

Eating Tamlets ( Tamarind ) Eating Tamlets (or Tamarind as they are know elsewhere in the world) is just something you do growing up in town on St Helena. They are a shelled fruit that grows freely, which no one really paysmuch attention to.  The tree is just there providing
Coconut Fingers

Coconut Fingers Celebration Cake

Coconut Fingers Celebration Cake The wait is finally here! It’s the Great British Bake Off Final!! The past 10 weeks has been one sticky sweet rollercoaster ride for the bakers in the tent. And through all the ups and downs, the rises and raw dough bottoms we have all been
Napoleon's delight

Napoleon’s delight

Napoleon’s delight It’s the semi finals!!!  And it's French Patisserie week! Alongside semi-finalists, Ruby, Rahul, Briony and Kim-Joy we have been baking our little hearts out and made, hands down, our best showstopper to date! Our Napoleon’s delight cakes are a celebration of St Helena Island’s best known inhabitat and