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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...

Traditional food ‘has a story to tell’

Chef Farzana Alvarado believes that every traditional dish has a rich history with a story to tell “about its origin, how it’s prepared and...

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...

Former waitress becomes a successful chef

Unaty Daniel has chased a number of careers, but in the end it was food and cooking that stole her heart. The 37-year-old from...

Leigh-Ann Modise’s culinary career starts off at a gallop

Fresh out of college and at just 22, Leigh-Ann Modise is already making waves in the culinary world. Besides cooking for a number of...

Cooking was part of God’s plan

Karabo Phiri had a business science degree in hand with plans of becoming an economist, but her love for food and obsession with Asian...

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...

There is power in food to unite Mzansi

“I learnt early on that food unites people and we can learn so much from each other’s culture through tasting it.” So says Ulla Pakendorf-Loubser,...

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Weekend cold front to batter Western and Northern Cape

Farmers in the south-western Cape fear that a second cold front set to hit the region this afternoon, might cause further crop damage. The...

Poultry queen is not looking for a king

Solo mother hen from Kuruman, Northern Cape writes… Liewe LuluI am 41, farm with chickens and am currently single. I have two sons and run...

This Free State farmer is creating his own opportunities

Farmsol Youth Ambassador and Free State farmer Mokete Johannes Mofokeng is making great strides through sheer tenacity. In celebration of Youth Month, we feature...

Zim starts paying white farmers after violent land grabs

Too little, too late. This is how political analysts and agricultural policy advisors in South Africa are reacting to Zimbabwe’s two-decades-late compensation payment to...

Grain SA stalwart dies after Covid-19 battle

Grain SA has this evening confirmed the death of Bully Botma, a Free State farmer and former chairperson of the commodity organisation. Food For...