The dark, Complicated History of Durban Curry

By |2020-01-30T15:07:17+02:00September 11th, 2019|Africa, Cities, Curries & Casseroles, Durban, Featured Articles, Food, Food Culture, History, India, Indian Food Easy Peasy, Nostalgia, Published, Reported Work, South Africa, Travel and Culture|

One writer traces the evolution of Durban Indian cuisine, and the role her indentured ancestors played in shaping the city’s culinary and cultural landscape (@IshayGovender), for MIC, October 2018 Fish curry, tripe curry, mutton curry, you name it, Durban’s got it and it’s all mouth-watering. On South Africa’s palm tree-lined east coast, within [...]

Curry for Breakfast

By |2020-01-30T15:15:57+02:00September 11th, 2019|Featured Articles, Food, Food Culture, History, India, Indian Food Easy Peasy, Published, Reported Work, SA Curry Book, South Africa|

Lamb chops in chutney, curried tinned pilchards, leftover chicken curry shredded and served on toast. We look at the South African Indian breakfasts that shaped Ishay Govender-Ypma’s childhood as she makes a case for curry for breakfast. (@IshayGovender), For Extra Crispy My Recipes, August 2018 As they say, curry is always better the next day. [...]

A Vegetarian’s Guide to Chennai, India

By |2017-05-05T16:01:58+02:00November 25th, 2015|Asia, Cities, Destination Meals, Featured Articles, Food, Food & Travel, India, People, Portfolio, Published, Travel, Travel in Asia|

A Vegetarian's Guide to Chennai - Food of the South Chennai market  A return to the Motherland - Chennai, India. For TASTE Magazine.  It dawns on me at the Georgetown market in Chennai, that the locals find me perplexing. Amid ox-drawn carts piled with fresh vegetables, the vendors sit cross-legged in front of [...]

Goa, Short Stay

By |2017-05-05T16:29:29+02:00December 28th, 2014|Asia, Featured Articles, Food & Travel, India, Portfolio, Published, Review, Tourism, Travel, Travel Guide, Travel in Asia|

Goa, Short Stay - Things to See & Do Goan nights on the beach Travelling across India's smallest state in a few days. What to do in Goa, on a quick stop. For The National UAE, 18 December 2014.  Why Goa? The behemoth Indian subcontinent can take years, if not longer to get to grips [...]