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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 Extraordinary Journey of Steve Clements

September 6, 2019 – 6:13 am
Steve Clements with chefs Tubby Madlala and Glynis Khawula

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.

What’s cooking with Kayla-Ann Osborn?

August 17, 2019 – 10:59 am
Kayla-Ann Osborn

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”.

Durban International Film Festival 2019: all the winners

July 29, 2019 – 2:45 am
Moneoa Moshesh

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.

Knuckle down as the Durban International Film Festival DIFF 2019 turns 40

July 10, 2019 – 7:23 am
Letters of Hope

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.

Durban Wavescape Surf Film Fest 2019 at DIFF

July 10, 2019 – 6:29 am
movie Lisa Andersen

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.

Buddhist Retreat Centre: flavour and mindfulness

July 9, 2019 – 5:12 am
Zen Garden BRC

Fruitful days and mindful nights at the BRC. Photo Wanda Hennig
Too many chefs. Zen food. Monkey thieves. Ensconced. Sangoma recipes. …

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.

Nose to tail, beak to claw: all about offal

May 31, 2019 – 4:44 am
thymus and liver

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.