Food 2017-04-03T09:23:50+00:00


Kylie Kwong – Australia-on-a-plate

November 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Kylie Kwong, seasoned chef and TV celebrity is loved for her Australian-Chinese food and her Australia-on-a-plate approach. We caught up with her recently. Written by Ishay Govender-Ypma for Fine Dining Lover, 15 June 2017. Sydney-based [...]

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Perth Tasting Guide

August 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Perth, in Australia’s southwest is said to be the most isolated city in the country.  It’s calm and laid back with a young but growing food scene. Written by Ishay Govender-Ypma (@IshayGovender) for Fine Dining Lovers, [...]

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Zayaan Khan – Food Activist

August 21st, 2017|0 Comments

  Featured in Kulula's inflight magazine, Khuluma.   Food activist, seed librarian and community-driven leader, Zayaan Khan is changing the foodscape from the ground up. Written for Kululu's inflight magazine, Khuluma, 21 June [...]

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Aboriginal Cooks on Bush Tucker

August 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Aboriginal cooks and chefs weigh in on the native ingredients made popular by famous restaurants in Australia. Written for Fine Dining Lovers, 1 June 2017.   Rayleen Brown A Café Up North At [...]

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Alentejo Portugal

August 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Featured in the SAA Sawubona inflight magazine Across an enchanting landscape of mountains, plains, rivers and ancient ruins, Ishay Govender-Ypma feasted on the flavours of the Alentejo, the breadbasket and wine barrel of [...]

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A Cheese Excursion Through Cape Town & Surrounds

July 26th, 2017|0 Comments

South Africa’s food capital offers wheels, wedges, and wine aplenty. Written by Ishay Govender-Ypma for Culture Cheese Magazine , July 2017. A Cheese Excursion Through Cape Town. [Note this article is written in American English] Feature [...]

Everybody Loves Skyr

July 12th, 2017|0 Comments

skyr breakfast bowl This cultured dairy just might be Iceland’s most adored export.Written for Culture Cheese Magazine, for the Wheys Less Traveled column, July 2017. (This article is written in American English) With its [...]

Around the World in 10 Cultured Dairy Products

July 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

A selection of popular and lesser-known cultured dairy for Fine Dining Lovers, 21 March 2016. Icelandic Skyr There’s renewed enthusiasm about the cultured dairy products of our forefathers. Food historian Anne Mendelson (Milk: [...]

Havana – Dining on Nostalgia

June 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Nostalgia, for a homeland long departed, lies at the core of the Cuban diaspora’s quest for cultural identity. Dishing out memories at the kitchen table is one way that the legacy is passed on. Written for Financial Mail Travel Magazine, May 2017

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Sicily: A Culinary Road Trip

June 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Drive the country from coast-to-coast searching for the best in street food, cheese, convent pastries and cannoli. Ishay Govender-Ypma explores Sicily on a culinary road trip. This article was written for SAA Sawubona inflight magazine, [...]

Nalekwi in Poland

May 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Nalekwi, Poland’s beloved herb and fruit liqueur, once the ambit of women brewers only, has been made famous by a man operating from his family’s garden. For Roads & Kingdoms, August 2016.

Mother’s Day Rich Chocolate Cake

May 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Mother's Day Rich Chocolate Cake with Raspberry Buttercream Frosting A vanilla cake is versatile and pretty, but a rich chocolate cake makes you feel like there was just that much more effort expended in making [...]