Posted by | June 11, 2013
Jack Salmon

Every week I am going to try feature a restaurant or chef or food supplier that I feel is part of what makes Durban a great place to eat. And...

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Posted by | June 10, 2013
Win 2 tickets to the PnP Taste of Durban!

When I attended this event last year, it was a revelation. This, people, was the event that showed me that Durban has what it takes to be a flavour force...

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Posted by | June 7, 2013
This weekend in Durban

Welcome to the first of what will be a regular Friday posting of events in the city to look forward to on the weekend. If you know of any that...

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Posted by | June 5, 2013
Roasted tomato and curry soup

Effort:  There's a bit of chopping involved, so its a leeetle schleppy but worth it Expense: Won't break the bank Kitchen fire potential: There'll be a bit of heat from...

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Posted by | June 4, 2013
I heart market

I hit up this awesome, quirky little market on Saturday, along with what felt like most of Durban and half of the rest of South Africa. The tents and stands...

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Posted by | June 3, 2013
Persimmon, plum, camembert & rocket salad

Every once in a while, I see an ingredient that I'm completely unfamiliar with. I'd like to use this platform to share my intrepid (or sometimes quite trepid..) sampling and,...

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Posted by | May 31, 2013
Raising the bar: the World Class SA Mixology champs making for classy hangovers

We arrived at this event dressed vaguely formally, about as formal as one usually gets in Durbs (slops swapped out for closed shoes). We had a debate about sneakers. As...

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Posted by | May 28, 2013
The Ladykillers

The first KickstArt production I had the pleasure of watching was 2005's Dracula in the unassuming KwaSuka Theatre. It was the seemingly-impossible and exceptionally clever use of such a small...

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Posted by | May 27, 2013
Creamy mushroom & leek tagliatelle pasta

Effort:  (quick and simple) Expense: cheap-ish (requires decent wine) Kitchen fire potential: low Serves: 2 If you are on diet or trying to lose some blubber, do not read on!...

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Posted by | May 26, 2013
Grilled ruby grapefruit with yoghurt and honey

Effort:  (very little) Expense: el cheapo Kitchen fire potential: medium Apparently, a hybrid of the pomelo and orange, a grapefruit was named so because they tend to grow in clusters...

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