this walking group is dedicated to the various cultures and their histories in the inner city of Johannesburg -
Some of the walks include :
The Spice Route in Fordsburg Asian Cuisine in Cyrildene Ethiopian Culture in the city centre African Traditional Culture in Ferreirasdorp Troyeville ~ home of artists and political activists Jeppestown ~ the early history of Johannesburg Doornfontein ~ the Jewish Shtetl Newtown ~ the cultural heart of Johannesburg
we are meeting at China Gate at 10am on Sunday 27th September 2020
on the corner Friedland Ave and Derrick Ave , Cyrildene, Johannesburg ..
to explore the Asian Food markets with Chef Ishvara,
who previously taught world cuisine at Prue Leith Academy.
we will learn about various ingredients :
~ how to use them ...
~ how to identify them...
~ discuss simple recipes...
~ learn about medicinal properties in Asian food
* learn more about China`s impact in Africa
* visit Covid-PPE shops
* visit a Chinese tea shop
* learn about Chinese medicine
* discover lots of Korean ingredients
* Asian fresh vegetable markets
* visit a shop that specializes in Japanese foods
* learn how tofu is made
* visit a Thai supermarket
* visit an Indonesian store
optional lunch at your own expense,
after the walk at one of the many local restaurants..
Cost : R350-00 per person
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* no last minute payments on the day
If you intend to shop - bring cash as many shops don't take cards and there are no ATMs in the area