Mumbai City Food Guide - a Selection of my Favourites snacks in Nariman Point Mumbai is, as author Suketu Mehta points out, a “maximum city”. The same applies to the taste profile from street food to international fine dining: bold, varied, endless, exacting, with an emphasis on maximum flavor. This Mumbai City Food Guide [...]
The Interesting Journey of Curry - how curry travelled the world Durban style crab and prawn curries For Sunday Times Extra, Sunday 14 June 2014 What constitutes an authentic curry? Every accomplished cook would like to believe that the curries, biryanis and soups served at home, recipes passed down from great-grandmothers or from [...]
Tel Aviv Food - City of Contrasts - for Woolworths Taste Magazine March 2014 Steadfastly independent, Tel Aviv remains a wondrous Israeli anomaly. The city is a composite of liberal attitudes, chic café-lined boulevards, rowdy bars and the evergreen staples of its multi-ethnic immigrant population. I went to get a closer look at the food [...]
I visit Bnei Brak, an ultra conservative orthodox coommunity outside Tel Aviv, to learn more about kosher food for Fine Dining Lovers
There is far more to Dubai than high-rise buildings, shopping malls and desert safaris. Arva Ahmed, a food guide, helps guests to piece together the cultural fabric of the city, through food exploration tours.
Tel Aviv - Tasting Guide. What to eat in the City For Fine Dining Lovers Ori Habshush Explore the old markets and side streets, as well as the bars and delis being reinvented by young chefs and entrepreneurs. Tel Avis is a city of tantalising food gems. This is a tasting guide of [...]
The World's First 7 Star Hotel, Dubai I've got on my best smile, but I'm acutely aware that my loose desert safari pants don't present the type of chic I intended when we check into the Jumeirah-owned Burj Al Arab. I search the ground staff's faces for judgey looks from behind my large sunglasses. I'm unsuccessful. [...]
Vietnamese Grilled Pork with Noodles (Bun Thit Nuong) Serves 4-6 This dish, Vietnamese Grilled Pork is prepared on the streets throughout Vietnam, with slight regional recipe differences. Thin, fragrant pork slices are barbequed over coals and served over cold rice noodles with a spicy dressing. I prepared this recipe for City Press iMag Ingredients 350 g pork [...]
Fresh Spring Rolls (Crystal Spring Rolls) - called Goi Cuon in Vietnam or Nime Chao in Cambodia. Recipe developed for City Press iMag
I enjoyed so many great salads in Vietnam including a version of this Green Papaya and Prawn Salad (Goi Du Du). The secret is in the fresh ingredients and the combination that provides interest.