JOHANNESBURG – Transforming basic cooking into an exciting art form is the language of Chef Nono.Be different – very different. Ulundi-born Chef Nono Mtshali has achieved just that, mastering the art of “people’s cookery” with a unique style and panache of her own.We are privy to one of her fine dining cookery demos at the International Hotel School in Westville where she is taking her audience … Continue reading Cooking up a business for this savvy chef
NOVEMBER 24, 2014 Once in a while, I think it’s necessary to take a step back from my little world of Tatashey and appreciate everyone else from those who have been in the game for a while, to those just starting out and everyone else in the middle. There are so many creative minds out there and everyone has a specialty – something that is … Continue reading 10 NIGERIAN FOOD BLOGGERS I LOVE
This Moroccan salad or side dish is full of flavor and requires minimal effort. The marinade is a perfect combination of basic ingredients, easy to put together and versatile as it can be used with most vegetables and fish. In Libya similar salads (steamed or boiled vegetables such as carrots, pumpkin, or broad beans and artichokes are some favorites) use the same marinade ingredients but without … Continue reading Carrot with Coriander, Garlic and Cumin – Salatet Sfinari bil Kamoun
Nanburu ingredients Rice flour 500g Baobab 800g Sugar 250g Nutmeg Add water to baobab and leave for 2 to 3 hours. Damp rice flour with water. Roll and roll with fingers to form equal pellets. Sift baobab add sugar and nutmeg. Steam rice pellets until soft and cooked. Add to baobab and mix. Continue reading… Continue reading Nanburu
Food lovers from around the city gathered together for another deliciously organized ‘East African Meat Carnival’ on Saturday for an irresistibly tasteful meat fiesta at The Gardens in Najeera. The fast growing series of food events sponsored by Tusker lite had guests trickling in as early as 2:00pm as they enjoyed the afternoon’s outdoor cooking hosted by Senior Chef, Mark Kaheru. Continue reading… Continue reading East Africa Meat Carnival: African Delicacies Served at the Event.
Urban Moyo KZN cocktail 3 Reactions Johannesburg has seen a rise of traditional African foods in fine dining restaurants and trendy bistros. From a humble side of pap to a rich sheep’s head, traditional local ingredients are taking over the menu in 2019. From South African chakalaka to North African dukkah and chermoula, Joburg restaurants are drawing on flavour profiles from across the continent. South African … Continue reading African-Inspired: Joburg’s menu takeover
In my last article, I covered Celebration, and as a confirmed foodie, I promised to do one on food. Although I did not start liking food until I was about 13 years old, I still loved the idea of food. However, the focus of this article is on African Britishness with respect to my life as a foodie and my experience with hawkers in ghetto Lagos. After … Continue reading African Britishness – on Food