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Q&A Sessions: ‘Food is central to every occasion’

Award-winning chef and local legend Dorah Sitole, who spent years as the editor and food editor at True Love magazine, celebrates a culinary journey to savour through her latest book, 40 Years of Iconic Food

Indians in South Africa, a historical excerpt

In the book, The Indian Africans, academic Kiru Naidoo explores the society of colonial Natal in the late 1800s to early 1900

Indigenous food revivalists are cooking up a spiritual connection

Culinary activists such as Zayaan Khan and Tapiwa Guzha are prompting us to revisit and reclaim familiar, familial and traditional identities

Our relationship with food locked down

The pandemic could mean collective re-evaluation of healthy and cost-effective eating and also highlights how companies need to be even more connected to the consumer

Foodies cook up feeding schemes

Despite the strain of lockdown, some restaurateurs are keeping bellies full

What I miss most about home: My mom’s cassava leaves

A journalist from Sierra Leone has to teach himself to cook during lockdown in Johannesburg

Recipes from the heart: the cookbook as a love letter

The recent addition of cookbooks by black authors to mainstream bookstore shelves reflects the demand for South African food and cooking culture in the country.

Andrew Makenete joins Africa Agri Tech as an event ambassador

Makenete has a wealth of experience in the agricultural sector

Delhi: The city where food breaks down divisions

Delhi’s food — from the street fare to fine dining — stirs together what the ruling party seeks to divide: people across class, religion and caste

Low-income black women hardest hit by noncommunicable diseases

Food apartheid is causing increasing rates of noncommunicable diseases among low-income black women

Heritage foods are on the menu

Local members of the Slow Food movement are working to save traditional ingredients

Our starch cravings date back to cave dwellers

​Starches have been dietary staples for even longer than we thought

Camping RetrEats

Trailblazing in the outdoors

A culinary journey across SA

The menu of a new bistro in Johannesburg is a food map of tastes from across the country

How to eat to save the world

The diet, which will also cut deaths caused by bad diets, will halve the consumption of sugar and meat

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