Food on the run
Flava Issue 2
For most people on a nine to five working schedule, lunch is a rushedjob, something to be fitted in around phone calls, emails and meetings,and many people often feel too exhausted at the end of the day to cook anutritious dinner from scratch.
The chances are you would rather pick upsomething on the go.
But take out need not mean a greasy burger and fries or a slice of pizzafrom a fast food outlet.
Local supermarkets provide an excellent selectionof prepared and made to order take out items that are both tasty andnutritious.
With highly qualified chefs preparing these dishes from scratchdaily, you can be sure it’s just as good as anything you would find in arestaurant, but at a fraction of the price – and with no waiting around.
Build your own salad, pick up a pre-madesandwich or have yours made to order whileto wait. Want a hot meal? Pasta and stir friesare prepared to your taste on the spot – youchoose the ingredients and sauce you want.The hot delis in all the stores except East End feature a changing menu of delicious options including curries, chicken, corn, veggies and more.
Build your own salad from a choice ofingredients, or choose the Mediterraneaninspired prepared salads from the deli. Ifyou’re not a salad lover, sandwiches are madeto order. Choose your bread, meat, cheese,dressing and veggies – and if you are in a realhurry you can order online and pick it up half an hour later. Alternatively, grab a meal fromthe hot counter. The choice changes daily but often features curry chicken, pasta in a creamysauce, breaded grouper, steamed vegetables, rice, pork loin and baked chicken.
A deli to die for with over 50 cold andready-to-heat dishes as well as 25 hot itemsare prepared fresh daily. Reflecting themulticultural nature of the Island, the menucaters to every taste with local specialties, Italian, Indian, Japanese and more. You can alsopick up prepared Caesar salads, mixed salads and beautifully arranged sushi packs from thecold counter, as well as macaroni cheese, lasagna and quiche to reheat later.
The newly opened Bay Market specialises ingourmet, natural and organic products. For ameal on the run, pick up some roast chicken,salmon, cous cous salad or meatballs. Allready-made dishes are sold in microwavablecontainers to make reheating easy, whereveryou are. Visit the carving station for freshly roasted meats, customise your own salador treat yourself to some delicious fresh breads, olives and roasted peppers from theantipasto station – and perhaps some creamy imported French cheese!
Choose your own antipasti to go from the selection of authentic imported cured meats, aged cheeses, fresh mozzarellas and homemade tomato sauces to build your own picnic or Italian-style meal. Freshly baked breads, pastries and quiche are also available to go.
Wine Down Market
Choose from an array of artisan breads and cheeses, unique salads, hot meals to cook at home such as lasagnas and cottage pies, soups as well as smoked fish, meat and fresh pasta at the Gourmet Market.