Robertsons Spice Rubs

May 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Nwabisa Ngumbela reports from the Robertsons spice rub masterclass on the new range of artisanal rubs with flavours from Mexico to Japan to the Karoo.

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CHEF Gaggan Anand : Pursuit of Perfection

May 30th, 2018|0 Comments

In response to his intention to close Gaggan for good in 2020, Anand insists it’s best to “finish at your peak.” Passionate about the technique and produce of Japan, Anand, and his friend and frequent collaborator, chef Takeshi Fukuyama, plan to establish a 12-seater restaurant, GohGan, in Fukuoka. The idea, he explains, is to split his time between GohGan and Bangkok where his family will remain.

Slow Food – Disco World Soup Day

April 29th, 2018|0 Comments

On 28 April 2018 Slow Food chapters around the world gathered to celebrate the use of sustainable produce, scraps and leftovers, by preparing pots of soup and sharing a meal. This was the third Disco World [...]

The Algarve – A Road Trip Food Guide

April 24th, 2018|0 Comments

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 [...]

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Merida Tasting Guide

February 28th, 2018|0 Comments

The cultural capital of the Yucatán peninsular, Merida is a compact city rich in colonial history with cosmopolitan flair and has the region’s broadest span of  dining options, from market stalls and mobile kiosks to [...]

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CHEF PROFILE: Dominique Crenn

February 11th, 2018|0 Comments

Based in U.S since 1988, Dominique Crenn, the only woman in the country with a two-star Michelin restaurant: Atelier Crenn in San Francisco, talks to Ishay Govender-Ypma about her homeland of Brittany, DNA testing and [...]

Curry Traditions Across South Africa

February 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Traveling across South Africa, Ishay Govender-Ypma goes in search of a curry that defines the nation. Written for Fine Dining Lovers.   Gilbert's Lamb Curry Is there one definitive dish that South Africans love [...]

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 [...]

Jamaican Jerk – a Food Guide Around the Island

October 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Jerk – succulent barbequed meat - rubbed in a savoury, spicy paste and turned over fragrant hardwood coals is central to the food culture in Jamaica. Ishay Govender-Ypma takes a big bite...Written for taste magazine, [...]

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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|1 Comment

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 2017 Featured in Kulula's inflight magazine, Khuluma.  Food [...]

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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 [...]