On South Africa’s palm tree-lined east coast, within the humid port city of Durban and its surrounds, a unique style of Indian cuisine has evolved over the course of 158 years. Locals say you can’t leave before you try one of the Durban curries: smouldering hot mutton curry studded with potato chunks called “gravy soakers,” fiery fish curry spiked with black tamarind and curry leaves; or bunny chow, a hollowed-out quarter-loaf of white bread filled with curry.
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 Portugal. Written for SAA Sawubona inflight magazine, 21 July 2017 Featured in the SAA Sawubona inflight magazine Acorns and Pastries “At one time we only fed [...]
Lunch Box Treats for Elle SA Elle Magazine asked me to share some lunch box treats for balanced meals and an ice tea recipe. In the March 2014 issue of Elle SA, available now. We're back to school and work, and the quest to prepare healthy meals after a holiday of overindulgence has commenced. [...]
Expats Creating Waves on the Food Scene This article was written for Etihad Inflight Magazine, December 2013 From Europe to Asia and beyond, expats are becoming the new culinary connoisseurs, working with locals and local produce to showcase the most delectable aspects of their new chosen lands to a curious tourist market. The rise of [...]
Vietnamese Grilled Pork with Noodles (Bun Thit Nuong) Serves 4-6 This dish, Vietnamese Grilled Pork is prepared on the streets throughout Vietnam, with slight regional recipe differences. Thin, fragrant pork slices are barbequed over coals and served over cold rice noodles with a spicy dressing. I prepared this recipe for City Press iMag Ingredients 350 g pork [...]
Spring 2013 Dessert Trends - From Cronuts to the Great Gatsby. With snippets from Eric Lanlard, Vicky Gurovich and others...