Articles in Durban
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.
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.
The best bones go into the Dr Broth bone broth.
Time to take stock. We might think of ‘fasting’ and …
The spirited entrepreneurial traders at the Bangladesh Market in Chatsworth just outside Durban have everything you need – including advice.
The ‘PYC pie’ – aka pie by committee and no longer pie in the sky. Photo: Wanda Hennig
Durban ‘Dough Girl’ Courtney Stuart.
From croissants to her ‘fat kid food’ indulgences, Courtney Stuart, just 20 years old, is …
The 9th Avenue Waterside team does prawns.
When a Durban destination restaurant moves from its gloomy parking-lot location to a waterside …
St Clements restaurant in Durban is where Steve Clements lights the fire out back four nights a week and cooks the speciality dishes he’s passionate about. Prepares the type of food that, along with his enthusiasm for the culture, the colour and the friendliness of the people, physically pulls him back to Southeast Asia year after year.
While delegation and management are key in Chef Kayla-Ann Osborn’s position, she says she must physically cook. “I love it. I am not a particularly happy person when I’m not cooking.” Her style being “all about flavour” and cooking “what I would like to eat” with “a focus on the natural flavours of the produce and working out what complements it”.
And the award-winning films at the 40th Durban International Film Festival—DIFF2019—are: best film Les Misérables and best South African film Back of the Moon. Nineteen juried awards were announced including for best documentary, international and South African, and best short film.