The Algarve – A Road Trip Food Guide

By |2018-08-20T07:39:42+00:00April 24th, 2018|Europe, Featured Articles, Food, Food & Travel, Food Culture, Portugal, Restaurants, Seafood|

A road trip through Portugal’s Dazzling South, 20 April 2018. Written by Ishay Govender-Ypma From atop of the ragged schist cliffs of Praia do Castelejo near Vila do Bispo in the western Algarve, a paraglider launches, with long strides and a short run-up. He lifts off and floats over the golden sands below, a circle [...]

Our Favourite Sandwiches

By |2017-05-08T11:53:15+00:00February 2nd, 2014|Bread & Savoury Bakes, Featured Articles, Food, Portfolio, Published, Recipe Index, Recipes, Seafood|

Our Favourite Sandwiches - For City Press iMag I was asked to share my favourite sandwich recipe for a story that City Press iMag ran at the end of last year, featuring fellow bloggers and friends, Anel of the award winning blog  Life is a Zoo Biscuit, Thuli of Mzansi Style Cuisine and Matt of Curate This Space (now, [...]

Pissaladière with Sardines

By |2017-05-08T11:03:11+00:00November 27th, 2013|Bread & Savoury Bakes, Food, Recipe Development, Recipe Index, Recipes, Seafood|

Pissaladière - Niçoise Style Pizza Bread with Caramelised Onions and Sardines In her book At Elizabeth David's Table, Ms David shares her discovery of the different types of 'pizza' breads encountered along the Mediterranean coast west of Genoa and across the borders of Provence. She speaks of the sardenara - bread topped with salted sardines, onions and [...]

Fresh Spring Rolls (Crystal Spring Rolls)

By |2017-05-08T12:01:53+00:00October 24th, 2013|Asia, Featured Articles, Food, Food & Travel, Gluten Free, Portfolio, Published, Recipe Development, Recipe Index, Recipes, Seafood, Starters, Travel in Asia|

Fresh Spring Rolls (Crystal Spring Rolls) - called Goi Cuon in Vietnam or Nime Chao in Cambodia. Recipe developed for City Press iMag

Green Papaya and Prawn Salad (Goi Du Du)

By |2017-05-08T10:38:28+00:00October 11th, 2013|Asia, Asian Food, Food, Food & Travel, Recipe Index, Recipes, Salads & Dressings, Seafood, Starters|

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.

Pierogi with Pilchards and Onions in Browned Butter

By |2017-05-08T11:18:55+00:00October 9th, 2013|Bread & Savoury Bakes, Destination Meals, Europe, Food, Food & Fab Endorsed, Recipe Development, Recipe Index, Recipes, Seafood, Travel in Europe|

Pierogi with Pilchards and onions in brown butter - how to make traditional Polish pierogi suitable for a host of fillings. Boiled and fried in this recipe.

Luffa and Shrimp curry

By |2017-05-08T12:02:24+00:00October 8th, 2013|As Seen On, Featured Articles, Food, Indian Food Easy Peasy, Mains, Portfolio, Published, Recipe Development, Recipe Index, Recipes, Seafood|

Luffa and Shrimp curry - Chinese okra This recipe forms part of a series prepared for Pick n Pay Fresh Living Magazine, October 2013 issue A vegetable, and an exfoliator! My grandmothers, like yours too, if they were a part of the same generation, practicised thrift to a fault. They had to, really, with large [...]