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Pierre Thiam

Get to know Senegal’s Pierre Thiam

Africa’s fine flavours are deliciously diverse and epically ancient. Now, a new generation of chefs are offering innovative interpretations of the continent’s cuisine. Written by Anna Trapido Photographs by…

5 Minutes with J’Something

5 Minutes with J’Something

We checked in with musician, celebrity chef and restaurateur J’Something at his Pretoria-based restaurant, Something’s Cooking by J’Something.   MY NAME IS… Joao, which is Portuguese for John. Although…

Meet Workshop 55’s Alex Webber

Meet Workshop 55’s Alex Webber

With an organic, raw approach and ever-evolving culinary style, Chef Alex Webber of Workshop 55 in Parktown North is dedicated to the creation of unique dishes that contribute to…

5 Minutes with Lorna Maseko

5 Minutes with Lorna Maseko

We steal a few precious moments with this talented former ballerina-turned-MC, restaurateur, social media influencer and television presenter to find out what makes her tick I ENJOY MAKING Loads…

5 Minutes with David Higgs

5 Minutes with David Higgs

We eat with our eyes… and so, we looked in on David Higgs at Marble, where his kitchen rules. TOP CHEF Liam Tomlin. Even though he’s based here in…

Chef James Diack

Q&A with Chef James Diack

We chat to Chef James Diack, owner of Coobs and The National, and got to know him a bit better. Read on for some interesting insights and fun facts about…

mandela

Home is where the strength is

Chief Nkosi Zwelivelile Mandlesizwe Dalibhunga Mandela, grandson of the beloved Madiba, shares with Anna Trapido the intense connection he has with his grandfather’s birthplace, Mvezo Komkhulu, as well as the dishes…

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