South African Roots

West Coast Kitchen Origins

Lynda Oosthuizen

‘West’ seems to feature very prominently in my personal journey, both in terms of living and working. I was born in the North West Province of South Africa. My family moved to Cape Town, Western Cape, when I was around 10 years of age. I lived mainly in Cape Town until I  decided to move to Ireland for two years. That was fifteen years ago! Mind you there was another detour to 'the west'. After a number of years in retail management I decided to take a break and travel the world. I headed to England initially. After six weeks...