Africa's food is as rich and diverse as its people, yet its culinary offerings are not that well known. Filmmaker and foodie Tuleka Prah wants to change that. She has started to chronicle traditional recipes made by ordinary people on her website, African Food Map. One day, she would like to create an African Food Dictionary.
With the support of her parents, Zola Nene swapped her law studies – for which she had no enthusiasm – for working in professional kitchens in the UK. She returned to South Africa to study the culinary arts. Now that passion has culminated in her debut cookbook, Simply Delicious.
Three award-winning restaurants, a lauded cook book, and a big heart mean Reuben Riffel will long be one of South Africa's favourite chefs.
Four South African TV foodies are giving South African and international audiences a taste of some of the country's best gastronomical treasures, proving that if you want to rule the world, start in the kitchen.
Two videos have got people talking: Americans trying South African foods, and a response from South Africa, with South Africans sampling American treats. The result? Laughter from both sides at the strange menus of other cultures.
South African restaurants in New York are finding no shortage of patrons eager to taste the country’s vibrant cuisine.