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Siba sets the table for international success

Award-winning celebrity chef Sibahle “Siba” Mtongana found her love for food in her mother’s kitchen. As a wife, mother of four, businesswoman, author and...

From waiter to celebrity chef

Pete Goffe-Wood, widely known as Mzansi’s Kitchen Cowboy, started his brilliantly crafted career as a waiter 33 years ago and never looked back. Today the...

Methoa Zitha wears his love for food on his sleeve

He is not a qualified chef, but Methoa Zitha wears his love for food on his sleeve. Zitha’s willpower to move past the circumstances...

Sebastian Newman always knew his future would be filled with food

A sweet Sunday obsession in the kitchen turned out to be the stepping stone for Sebastian Newman’s skyrocketing culinary career. The 23-year-old chef, food...

LesDaChef: Big man in the kitchen

Lesego Semenya (37) can easily be mistaken for a wrestler or rugby player with his buff physique. But the only thing this chef is...

RECIPE: LesDaChef’s Creamed Spinach

Chef and cook book author Lesego Semenya, also known as LesDaChef, says he doesn’t understand where the South African obsession with creamed spinach comes...

Author and chef plans on taking her cooking classes across the globe

Chef Zanele Van Zyl (39) is a well-known influencer in the South African culinary world. Coming from an impoverished background, van Zyl rose above...

RECIPE: Zanele Van Zyl’s Mutton Bunny Chow

Chef and cook book author Zanele Van Zyl hosts cooking classes across the country. She says her dishes are simple and fast to prepare....

Former MasterChef contestant finds peace in the kitchen

As a young girl, Khayakazi Kepe (35) started “cooking” during play time with her friends. Back then, she had no idea that she would...

RECIPE: The Lazy Makoti’s Chickpea and Bean Salad

Mogau Seshoene, popularly known as The Lazy Makoti, decided to cook instead of farm and she's charming Mzansi with her culinary skills. The 30...

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‘People want a choice,’ says gin queen Nzeka Biyela

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Hold up! Fertiliser made from urine?

With the world’s soil losing nutrients at an alarming rate coupled by sharp increases in fertiliser prices, farmers are considering fresh alternatives to organic...