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September 16, 2017 – 2:31 am

In this insightful gem, journalist and life coach Wanda Hennig writes wisely, hilariously and sometimes poignantly about sex and food; living for three-and-a-half years at the San Francisco Zen Center; moving solo from one continent to another; meditation; creative mindfulness strategies and more. Cravings: A Zen-inspired memoir about sensual pleasures, freedom from dark places, and living and eating with abandon (Say Yes Press). Edition Two (Mouth Orgasm edition) published August 2017 (ISBN 9780996820523 paperback; ISBN 9780996820523 eBook).

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Fulani cuisine takes the stage

August 11, 2020 – 2:58 am
Chef Binta Africa

Chef Binta prepares Fulani food.
African food is trending internationally.
But most likely you don’t know, have never tried — have …

Romancing the exotic, erotic truffle

July 15, 2020 – 12:32 pm
truffle power

Chef Nicola Chessa makes magic with truffles. Photo: Wanda Hennig
By Wanda Hennig *First published Cuisine Noir magazine 2013
At lunchtime on …

Food rocks at Napa Truffle Festival

July 14, 2020 – 11:30 am
truffle dessert

Black Diamond Truffles at the Napa Truffle Festival. Photo: Wanda Hennig
Sooner rather than later and most likely within the next …

Intermittent fasting for feasting

June 5, 2020 – 11:40 am
Bone broth Durban

The best bones go into the Dr Broth bone broth.
Time to take stock. We might think of ‘fasting’ and …

Chatsworth’s Bangladesh Market

February 12, 2020 – 11:30 am
Pickle lady

The spirited entrepreneurial traders at the Bangladesh Market in Chatsworth just outside Durban have everything you need – including advice.

My Big Fat Greek Feast

January 21, 2020 – 5:43 am
Mpilo and Papadopoulos

The ‘PYC pie’ – aka pie by committee and no longer pie in the sky. Photo: Wanda Hennig
Nick …

Dough Girl: A rising Durban talent

November 19, 2019 – 6:37 am
Dough Girl duo

Durban ‘Dough Girl’ Courtney Stuart.
From croissants to her ‘fat kid food’ indulgences, Courtney Stuart, just 20 years old, is …

Foraging at Durban’s eclectic markets

July 5, 2019 – 5:43 am
Early Morning Trader Romila Chetty

Cool chilli sage, Money Govender, can offer hot tips on habaneros and local red and green chillies. She has been trading at the market for 30 years.

Florida Fields: for art, fun and food in Durban

June 28, 2019 – 6:13 am
Florida Fields Durban

Durban has a sunny new food-all place to hang out: it’s arty, upscale, has loads of attitude, and it’s creating a buzz.

Sandile Ngcobo: Going to BAT for Durban

June 7, 2019 – 5:25 am
Chef Sandile Ngcobo

It feels auspicious, for Durban, to know that Chef Sandile Ngcobo has opened Café Chidos, his African-themed, Mexican-inspired (chido translates as awesome), Durban-focused (yes, there are bunnies) eatery in the familiar BAT Centre restaurant space that flanks the bar.