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A riveting and diverse “DIFF turns 40” Durban International Film Festival 2019 line-up includes 150 films from around the globe: 74 feature films, 25 documentaries and 90 shorts.
Wavescape Surf and Ocean Festival 2019, which will run as part of the Durban International Film Festival’s 40th anniversary program, has announced a bumper line-up of 19 films, with the addition of a unique evening of talks dedicated to the ocean.
Fruitful days and mindful nights at the BRC. Photo Wanda Hennig
Too many chefs. Zen food. Monkey thieves. Ensconced. Sangoma recipes. …
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.
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.
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.
If you don’t like a particular item of food – for argument’s sake brains or liver, tripe or tongue, cow cheeks or bull testicles – it’s most likely because you haven’t been served them prepared the right way. Offal delicacies are being served at upscale dining establishments far and wide. We speak to a Polish and a South African chef and talk about world trends.
Where to stay in Durban. Live-work options. Safe convenient furnished self-catering accommodation in Durban. Sabbatical accommodation, international student accommodation, adult shares.
Polokwane-born John Moatshe is likely the only chef in South Africa who has cooked for both President Nelson Mandela at his inauguration (the main table and the VIPs) and for the Queen of England (when she visited Durban in 1999). Executive chef at Durban’s Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre, he is the leader of a team of 30 full-time chefs plus around 15 trainee chefs and interns
Adam and Carin Robinson at The Glenwood Bakery. Photo Wanda Hennig
Adam and Carin Robinson opened The Glenwood Bakery six …