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 |2020-06-10T11:53:32+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’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. [...]

The Durban Curry

By |2017-05-05T16:14:44+02:00June 23rd, 2015|Africa, Destination Meals, Featured Articles, Food, People, Published, Travel in Africa|

The Durban Curry - Kwa-Zulu Natal Spice Pot  The cuisine of the Indian descendants, whose forbears arrived in Durban to work on the sugar cane fields under British rule in the late 1800s, has remained and grown to represent a significant culinary contribution to both the province of Kwa-Zulu Natal and the food of South [...]

The Interesting Journey of Curry

By |2017-04-07T16:51:11+02:00June 19th, 2014|Asia, Featured Articles, Food, Food & Travel, Indian Food Easy Peasy, Portfolio, Published|

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 [...]

Luffa and Shrimp curry

By |2017-05-08T12:02:24+02:00October 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 [...]

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