A Promise of Ankles by Alexander McCall Smith, a review by Myrna Robins…

A Promise of Ankles by Alexander McCall Smith I always consider myself so fortunate that I have a friendship with Myrna Robins. She is a seasoned Journalist, Writer on Food and Wine, published Author, Cookery Competition Judge and and and… I like her style of writing and the information  she digs out confirms the journalist

A PROMISE OF ANKLES by Alexander McCall Smith, another excellent review by Myrna Robins…

A PROMISE OF ANKLES by Alexander McCall Smith As an academic who has written more than 100 books on a variety of subjects he is surely unique. As Professor Emeritus of Medical Law at the University of Edinburgh McCall Smith also holds honorary doctorates from 13 universities, which could present another record  achievement. While South

GREAT INTRODUCTION TO VIETNAMESE CUISINE BY UYEN LUU, A REVIEW BY MYRNA ROBINS…

Simple Vietnamese Food to Cook at Home by Uyen Luu Say ‘How are you?’ in Vietnamese and you will be asking ‘Have you eaten rice yet?’  This grain is central to the fare, but does not overwhelm the characteristic love of fresh herbs and vegetables that play essential roles in a rainbow of colours, tastes

MYRNA ROBINS REVIEWS TWO GO-TO RECIPE BOOKS FOR MZANSI COOKS…

Number One of Two Mzansi Cooks, Mokgadi Itsweng First up we examine Veggielicious by Mokgadi Itsweng, sub-titled ‘Plant-forward recipes from the garden of my dreams.’ After a difficult childhood peppered with allergies that re-appeared in adulthood when she was a food editor and chef, Mokgadi tried a vegan diet but still craved meat occasionally. She