Food in Mauritius is not that expensive if
you decide to make your shopping on the market place and buy local
products. Mauritius is an island and there is a lot of products which
are imported and they more expensive than local products. Eating in
restaurants is not that expensive. Of course there are also places where
food costs a lot but this is usually in hotels or area where lot of
tourists are. Mauritian food is mainly spicy and basic food is rice.
There is in Mauritius different cultures which mean different type of
food. There is Indian food, Chinese food and Muslim food. Vegetables are
bought by the Mauritian on the market because it is not that expensive
and you get fresh products. On the above picture can be seen mainly
Indian food, sweet cakes. Mauritian eat a lot of chicken and beef as a
large number of the population are Indians and Muslims on the island,
the Creole and Chinese population are used to eat pork too.