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'The Lazy Makoti's Guide to the Kitchen' a cookbook for modern Afropolitan women

12 November 2018 3:45 PM
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Food
Culinary heritage
kitchen
cookbook
The Lazy Makoti
Chef Mogau Seshoene
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Joburg-based chef Mogau Seshoene talks about the inspiration behind her popular cookbook and her move into the culinary world.

Joburg-based chef Mogau Seshoene has released her first cookbook, titled The Lazy Makoti's Guide to the Kitchen.

Seshoene is the owner of the 'The Lazy Makoti', an intimate platform that offers cooking class and cultural dining experiences.

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From ginger beer, pap, and dumplings to chakalaka and tripe, the book is filled with treasured recipes that make home-made, traditional South African meals easy.

Seshoene spoke about her transition into the culinary world, her favourite Mzansi dishes, and the inspiration behind her popular cookbook.

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It's started off with me going into people's homes and giving these classes. Now I have a studio where people come in.

Chef Mogau Seshoene, founder of The Lazy Makoti

I've always had a great love for cooking. I don't understand why I didn't turn it into a career earlier.

Chef Mogau Seshoene, founder of The Lazy Makoti

Growing up, we weren't really allowed to throw food away.

Chef Mogau Seshoene, founder of The Lazy Makoti

Listen to the discussion during The Food Feature with The Pippa Hudson Show:

Seshoene will be in conversation with CapeTalk's Sara-Jayne King on the 22nd November at The Book Lounge in Cape Town.

Image credit: The Lazy Makoti via Instagram.


12 November 2018 3:45 PM
Tags:
Food
Culinary heritage
kitchen
cookbook
The Lazy Makoti
Chef Mogau Seshoene
recipes
SA meals

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