Vijay, ideas to treat the ones you love

 

How will you be spending Valentine’s Day? Cooking up something special for someone special? Sharing a feast with friends? Enjoying some well-earned me-time? Whatever’s on the menu, we have recipes, gift ideas and more to inspire you.

Credits: Sainsbury’s via Outlook

24-carrot denials

 

As Brexit rounds the corner, there’s talk among food businesses that we could experience a severe shortage of salads and vegetables. Not great for healthy eaters or anyone generally.

Credits: Ezgi Korba, the pageant of the bizarre and Tumblr via ezgi korba and GIPHY

Tropical fruits

 

 

On my recent holiday to Mauritius, being a city boy and all I was struck by how many coconut, papaya, mango and lychee trees and their fruits I saw growing around the island. We need to do the same here with our native fruits. Can you imagine apple trees growing uninhibited on London’s streets. Would certainly help tackle our ‘obesity crisis’.

Credits: Website Dinas Perkebunan Provinsi Kalimantan Timur via GifCities and Internet Archive

Down the Coastal Road

 

When driving in the tropics, there’s two things that really lighten up the travel. Palm trees and spectacular sunsets.

Credits: C y b r S i n s and Tumblr via Mauricio Triviño, Sin buen net and Pinterest