Wattleseeds 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 Kungas Can Cook, a café in Alice Springs serving food like burgers, salads, ice teas, pies and brownies, [...]
Waterfront. Perth Food Guide. 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. This Perth Food Guide was written for Fine Dining Lovers, 7 June 2017. American English used. Central Bites Moana Coffee - [...]
Yum Cha! Yum cha, or dim sum as it’s known in the West, refers to the act of taking tea. Here’s a countrywide dim sum restaurant round-up to satisfy your cravings for these moreish bites. Dim Sum Restaurants in South Africa, written by Ishay Govender-Ypma (@IshayGovender) for Financial Mail. Dim sum has its roots in the [...]
Portugal’s most famous dessert, the pastéis de nata or egg custard tarts are famous all around the world. But, there’s a secret recipe everyone wants... Written for Fine Dining Lovers. Pastéis de Nata I remember the first time I visited the district of Belém, a mere 10 kilometres outside Lisbon. We joined [...]
Featured in Food&Home Entertaining with my collection of fabrics from travels
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 [...]
Department of Coffee - on Coffee, Culture and Community. A story of taking a chance and innovation in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.
Spring 2013 Dessert Trends - From Cronuts to the Great Gatsby. With snippets from Eric Lanlard, Vicky Gurovich and others...
The Organic Trap - it may not be cool to admit this, but I don't fully buy the drivel and here's why (as far as a 700 word count would allow). For Mango Juice Inflight magazine.
An unusual way to use Madumbis or African potato - with quinoa, chickpeas and lentils in a spicy patty or deep fried croquette.
The trick, I think is to cook the okra for far less time than the aunties will tell you to. It can stand to hold just a little crunch. A little vinegar added will help combat the mushiness. Amchur (dried mango powder) adds a lovely tangy element, balanced with green chilli and warming cumin and coriander. It's a dry braised "curry" of sorts.
A weekend of food, drink and people in Saint Remy, Provence - a guide
A city girl goes roaming with the goats in the backyard of Provence
The restorative power of soup.
Atelier Amaro: Poland's First Michelin Starred Restaurant - a snapshot of my dining experience.
A diary countdown, to help you host a stres-free and fabulous dinner party
I chatted to Spar Savour Magazine about Food and the Fabulous and my journey with food.