Tag Archives: Food

A Chatsworth Smorgasbord

  Pravasan Pillay samples a selection of food from some of Chatsworth’s takeaways, restaurants and market stalls. I spent three weeks in my hometown of Chatsworth, Durban over the December holidays and apart from over-indulging in tonnes of home-made food and braais at my mother’s, friends’, and families’ homes, I also sampled a small selection [...]

Snackwich Nation

  ravasan Pillay continues his series of columns on sandwiches and this time he’s talking snackwiches. One evening, a few months ago, I was struck by a serious craving for a cheese and tomato snackwich. You know the kind with the molten burn-the-roof-your-mouth stringy cheese, crispy, slightly oily outsides – all bordered by pleasingly crunchy [...]

Food is a Time Machine

  Why is it that the mere aroma of certain foods can take us straight back to a particular place and point in time? It’s because the nose knows the true meaning of nostalgia, and it leads us on a journey through sense into the magic of a relived memory.  There’s a curl of smoke [...]