Curry Traditions Across South Africa

  Gilbert's Lamb Curry Traveling across South Africa, Ishay Govender-Ypma goes in search of a curry that defines the nation. Written for Fine Dining Lovers.   Is there one definitive dish that South Africans love and prepare? It’s common knowledge that the country comprises a variety of cultural, ethnic and religious groups, with as [...]

Curry: Stories & Recipes Across South Africa

Curry: Stories & Recipes across South Africa (Human & Rousseau) is out now! Available at bookstores across the country, such as Exclusive Books and CNA. You can also find it online. Click here:  Takealot, Loot, Raru and Bid or Buy International orders can be made here: Exclusive Books We travelled around the country for a [...]

By |2018-09-15T12:08:07+02:00May 22nd, 2017|Published Books|1 Comment

The Durban Curry

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 [...]

By |2017-05-19T14:26:58+02:00June 23rd, 2015|Culture & People, Food, Reported Work|0 Comments

The Interesting Journey of Curry

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 [...]

By |2017-05-19T14:52:19+02:00June 19th, 2014|Culture & People, Food, Reported Work, Travel|9 Comments

Luffa and Shrimp curry

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 [...]

By |2017-05-19T16:15:49+02:00October 8th, 2013|Food, Reported Work|0 Comments