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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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The Chairman in Durban: South Africa’s best jazz bar?

November 8, 2022 – 9:00 am
People clap in appreciation at The Chairman.

Some Durban businesses rev up after dark and even after midnight. Meet Ndabo Langa, architect, entrepreneur, Renaissance man and founding …

Chef Jackie: A legend creating a legacy

August 16, 2022 – 10:41 am
Jackie Cameron School of Food & Wine

Remarkable. Difficult to think of a more appropriate word to describe Jackie Cameron. Award-winning chef. Food sorcerer. Founder-principal of the …

The taste of Fable in KZN 

August 16, 2022 – 10:19 am
Chef Mark Mattinson shares his 'shroom risotto in Midlands Fable. Photo: Wanda Hennig

When Mark Mattinson was at a crossroads in his life a few years ago, he took a 900km walk. This …

How I learnt to love a golden kiwi

August 16, 2022 – 9:51 am
golden kiwifruit

Peter Nicholson is waiting to peel, slice and feed me perfectly ripe golden kiwis when I arrive almost three hours …

Fusing heritage one poké at a time

August 16, 2022 – 8:48 am
Thomas Wright

Heritage. Custom. Culture. Tradition. Roots. Things one thinks about around now. So how about Hawaii meets Vietnam meets Korea meets …

Durban meets a wee Scot at Humble coffee

June 29, 2022 – 4:06 am
Humble coffee team

Amy Gardiner is from Edinburgh, Scotland. She has a passion for cooking and recipe development. Stress-baking is her tonic. She started working her first café job at age 13 and has long been “obsessed” with hospitality. This year her cafe was named best in South Africa by Coffee Magazine.

Mopani worms stake a claim

June 29, 2022 – 3:39 am
Mopani Worms

Meet Wendy Vesela-Ntimbani, chemical engineer and entrepreneur, from Limpopo in South Africa, who is taking her mopani worm business international. Africa’s healthy protein.

AmmaZulu sculpture garden of delights

October 11, 2020 – 12:58 pm
AmmaZulu sculpture garden

Hein Lottering dishes a garden cafe lunch.
A fantastical garden. A café as its beating heart. A gallery home for …

Sebastian Nico: knives-out lensman

October 7, 2020 – 2:37 pm
Kitchen knife Sebastian Nico

Sebastian Nico has turned two hobbies inspired by time spent in restaurant kitchens into his profession: food photography and crafting kitchen knives. Namely, Japanese-style san mai process kitchen knives.

A Tale of Three Somms

September 12, 2020 – 6:44 am
Somm Zwai Gumede, left, with Chef’s Table head chef, Mathew Armbruster.

Wine rock stars Winston Matthews, Zwai Gumede and Job Jovo are sommeliers at three of Durban’s top fine dining establishments. Remarkably not one of them grew up drinking wine.