Streaming issues? Report here
magic-bus-on-capetalkpng magic-bus-on-capetalkpng
The Magic Bus on CapeTalk Classics
21:00 - 23:59
volume_up
volume_mute

The Magic Bus on CapeTalk Classics
21:00 - 23:59
Home
arrow_forward
Entertainment
fiber_manual_record
Lifestyle

Somizi dishes on new cookbook - and confirms he's opening a restaurant in 2021

29 November 2020 11:11 AM
Tags:
Somizi Mhlongo
Somizi
Somizi cookbook
Dinner at Somizi's: I am not a Chef

Media personality Somizi Mhlongo-Motaung says he has his 3.7 million Instagram followers to thank for inspiring his new cookbook.

Dinner At Somizi's: I Am Not A Chef was launched this week at a star-studded event in Johannesburg.

The cookbook contains delicious ideas and recipes for people to be inspired by.

Somizi says his Instagram followers encouraged him to start creating original dishes when he began posting meals on his page about two years ago.

The multi-talented star says cooking is a therapeutic experience for him. He likens the kitchen to his playground and says it is a space where he is free to make mistakes.

The TV host has credited his late father for his cooking skills.

His father, actor Ndaba Mhlongo, was a chef at BlueWaters Hotel in Durban back in the 1980s before venturing into the entertainment industry.

Somizi has confirmed to CapeTalk host Sara-Jayne King that he will be opening a restaurant next year!

The cookbook inspiration came from my Instagram followers after I started posting every meal that I cooked, and that was way before the TV show.

Somizi Mhlongo-Motaung

The book is for people who are scared of the kitchen and who should be okay with making mistakes in the kitchen.

Somizi Mhlongo-Motaung

The kitchen is yours, why should you be scared of a place that you live in? You must enjoy it.

Somizi Mhlongo-Motaung

The kitchen is therapeutic... It's a place where we can all be kids... Cook with your heart and love will go on!

Somizi Mhlongo-Motaung

_Dinner At Somizi's: I Am Not A Chef _will be available at all CNA stores from 3 December for R295.

Follow Somizi on Instagram to find out more about his book tour.

Listen to the media personality on Weekend Breakfast with Sara-Jayne King:


29 November 2020 11:11 AM
Tags:
Somizi Mhlongo
Somizi
Somizi cookbook
Dinner at Somizi's: I am not a Chef

More from Entertainment

fresheuphonikpng

DJ Fresh and Euphonik step down from 947 and other public gigs amid rape case

16 January 2021 12:34 PM

DJ Fresh and DJ Euphonik have been pulled off air on music station 947 after reaching an agreement with management at Primedia Broadcasting.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Women reading book club literature books 123rflifestyle 123rf

John Maytham's Book Reviews: 15 January 2021

15 January 2021 5:17 PM

John's three book picks for the week.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

mic-studio-onairjpg

DJ Fresh and Euphonik silent on 'drugging and raping' allegations

13 January 2021 11:40 AM

Neither Euphonik nor DJ Fresh have publically responded to the allegations being levelled against them on social media.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

trevor-noah-insta-picjpg

Trevor Noah drops R412m on luxurious Bel-Air mansion - take a look inside!

12 January 2021 10:03 AM

Some of the Daily Show hosts new neighbours will include Elon Musk, Jennifer Aniston, and music stars Beyonce and Jay-Z.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

lindiwegif

Tributes pour in for Safta-award winner Lindiwe Ndlovu

12 January 2021 6:37 AM

The 44-year-old star of stage and screen died at her home on Monday morning, according to a statement released by her agent.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

somizi-bookpng

Somizi's cookbook highest selling in SA, beats Jamie Oliver to top spot

11 January 2021 10:51 AM

The best-selling Dinner At Somizi's: I Am Not A Chef was launched in November at a star-studded event in Johannesburg.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Israel Mosehla

Gospel star Israel Mosehla has died

11 January 2021 9:54 AM

#RIPIsraelMosehla was trending on Twitter on Monday morning following the news of the Ke Utlwa Lerato' hitmaker's death.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

children-tv-watchingjpg

Opinion divided over controversial Danish TV show about man with giant penis

11 January 2021 7:01 AM

Some argue that the show 'John Dillermand' sends the wrong message to children and is inappropriate for the targetted age group.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

190918ndlovu choir

From rural Limpopo to the world stage, the inspiring story of Ndlovu Youth Choir

10 January 2021 8:47 AM

Ralf Schmitt, the conductor of the famed Ndlovu Youth Choir, opens up about the choral group's journey from humble beginnings to global recognition.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Earphones music listening 123rf

What's race got to do with it? Does your race determine your taste in music?

7 January 2021 11:24 AM

Sparked by Barack Obama's recent 'favourite songs' list, John Maytham asks whether our musical preferences are determined by race.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

More from Lifestyle

social media hashtag Twitter tweets online hands digital crimes 123rf

Emma Sadleir: Beware of the risks before naming and shaming perpetrators online

16 January 2021 11:53 AM

South Africa's leading digital law expert Emma Sadleir warns that there can be legal ramifications for making criminal accusations on social media.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

mental-health-stress-worry-anxiety-insomnia-sleep-couple-old-man-bed-123rf

Strained love relationships during Covid? Try to hang in there advises therapist

15 January 2021 6:16 PM

Relationship expert Paula Quinsee says do seek help but don't make rash decisions during these abnormally stressful times.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Women reading book club literature books 123rflifestyle 123rf

John Maytham's Book Reviews: 15 January 2021

15 January 2021 5:17 PM

John's three book picks for the week.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

JSE Johannesburg Stock Exchange 123rf 123rfbusiness

Economy in 2021: 'Expect a better year for South African assets'

15 January 2021 3:02 PM

An economist expects China growth at 9.5%, US money-printing, rising metal prices and trade- and current-account surpluses in SA.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Funky hipster retired older mature couple 123rf 123rfbusiness retirement

Retirement funds in SA are changing – new laws come into effect on 1 March 2021

15 January 2021 1:23 PM

Bruce Whitfield asks personal finance advisor Warren Ingram to explain in detail the new laws affecting provident funds.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

scam-alertjpg

Don't fall for promises of high returns from latest investment scam, warns FSCA

14 January 2021 8:19 PM

A new scam is surfacing on Facebook and WhatsApp groups. The masterminds are even using the FSP number of a legitimate company.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Samsung WhatsApp 123rf

Telegram now counts 500m active users. 'People are rebelling against Facebook!'

13 January 2021 9:03 PM

The new privacy policy being implemented by WhatsApp's parent company is the straw that broke the consumer's back - Toby Shapshak

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

hands-clinking-champagne-glassesjpg

Mindful drinking: 'Non-alcoholic drinks having a heyday in SA right now'

13 January 2021 8:28 PM

Non-alcoholic drinks can be seen on shelves just about everywhere. Bruce Whitfield interviews Mindful Drinking SA's Sean O'Connor.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Profit interest yield growth

How to buy your very first share – even if you have mere cents to invest

13 January 2021 3:04 PM

You can buy R1 (or even one cent) worth of shares. "The key to getting started is to get started," says Charles Savage.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Lions-Head-hiking-cape-town-adventure-tourism-table-mountain-safety-123rf

Digital guest tracker helps tourism sector manage Covid-19 spread

13 January 2021 1:01 PM

CEO of SA Tourism Sisa Ntshona explains how the technology works.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward