Food under the Rainbow

Exploring | South Africa

 Downtown Johannesburg, Siverwright Avenue, underneath the motorway. At a braai (grill) station a woman serves Phutu Pap (maize and porridge), which is always served with chakalaka (a relish dish) as a side dish with braais.

Downtown Johannesburg, Siverwright Avenue, underneath the motorway. At a braai (grill) station a woman serves Phutu Pap (maize and porridge), which is always served with chakalaka (a relish dish) as a side dish with braais.

 

- Fieldnotes - 

The rainbow nation’s rainbow cuisine (south african cuisine): A melting pot of various races, cultures, backgrounds and cuisines.

Some quick notes... 

 
 "I have curry in my veins", says Goolam Habib Madaris who runs a spice shop in the Victoria Street Market in Durban, South Africa. This Market is unique in South Africa. Barrels of Indian spices and incense infuse the air. A visit is essential for those who want to experience Durban's relaxed Afro-Oriental atmosphere. The city of Durban is home to the largest population of Indians descents outside Asia.

"I have curry in my veins", says Goolam Habib Madaris who runs a spice shop in the Victoria Street Market in Durban, South Africa. This Market is unique in South Africa. Barrels of Indian spices and incense infuse the air. A visit is essential for those who want to experience Durban's relaxed Afro-Oriental atmosphere. The city of Durban is home to the largest population of Indians descents outside Asia.

 Downtown Johannesburg

Downtown Johannesburg

 
 

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