I will be doing a talk as part of the Street Food Festival in Johannesburg. The topic is “Reducetarianism”. Here is the final program for the talks. MC: Nyiko Chauke 11:00 – 11:20 – CHIPS! Lightning Talks feat Lee-Ann Orton & Uno de Waal | OSTERIA VINCENZO 11:20 – 11:40 – Gary Smith | MYFOODGARDEN.CO.ZA | Agri-entreneurship development 11:40

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My first piece of food-related art… I made this sculpture called “LEFTOVERS” for Berlin Food Art Week 2017. The theme of the week was “VS MEAT”. The sculpture is made from clay, resin and perspex, and comments on the dumping of American chicken in South Africa. Leftovers is now on its way to Bologna Food

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fields mag

South African Human Rights Commissioner Pregs Govender on seed ownership: Wild Food Innovator Roushanna Gray on coastal foraging: For more information visit: Fieldsmag


bubblegum club

This article appeared online: Words: “Eat less meat. Eat more plants. Try new things. Be adventurous. Be curious. And learn to cook if you can’t.” These are the words plant-based chef and designer Parusha Naidoo left me with after our interview about her vegan cooking classes and pop up events. Johannesburg-based Parusha has taken the

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sunday times

This article appeared online and in print… Words: Parusha Naidoo is a vegan chef and designer based in Johannesburg who combines her love for food and art in her creative projects. She tells us more A vegan is someone who does not eat meat, fish or poultry and does not use any animal by-products such as

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polish vegan

Exciting hands-on cooking class where you’ll learn to make Polish dumplings (pierogi) and fruit vodka. What you’ll get from this class: * Three demonstrations for fillings/recipes * A hands-on element of making pierogi * Demonstration on how to make fruit vodkas * Eating, relaxing and enjoying pierogi and vodka! Na zdrowie! Cheers! * Recipes to

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vegan cheese

One of the hardest things to give up when going vegan is cheese! So this course is designed to help you create delicious cheese substitutes to satisfy your cravings! Here you’ll learn to make vegan versions of… *A stretchy, melted cheese for toast and pizza *A cheese sauce for mac n cheese *A soft mozzarella

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vegan food tour

Start 2017 off by eating your way around Johannesburg! Sample lots of tasty dishes, learn where to shop for special vegan ingredients, meet-and-greet other like-minded people who love delicious, plant-based meals… Or if you’re just curious, get inspired to think laterally about vegan food possibilites. Places along the route are: *Conscious108 *Free Food *Elemental Cafe

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vegan basics cooking class

In this class, on the 15 November 2016, students will learn to make summer rolls, buddha bowls and more! Presented by yours truly and hosted by Conscious 108. The class will have both a demonstration and a hands-on element. There will be 3 dishes demonstrated and 3 dishes that you will get to make yourselves,

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