Modern, accessible recipes reflect our diverse cultural heritage and vibrant peoples. Situated at the foot of a continent teeming with culinary diversity, South Africa is home to a host of different cultures.
Now leading South African foodie and bestselling author Phillippa Cheifitz provides a tempting sampler of the rich variety of our culinary tradition in South Africa Eats. Phillippa has asked 13 of SA’s leading foodies, from Dorah Sitole to Mariana Esterhuizen, about their family history, roots and influences – and, most importantly, for a few of their favourite recipes.
About the Author
Phillippa Cheifitz is a well-known South African author and food writer. She currently contributes to Woolworths TASTE magazine. She has won many awards, both for her magazine features and her cookbooks. Her cookbook South Africa eats received superlative reviews. She also edited and co-authored Woolworths TASTE: The Cookbook (Quivertree), which has been a great success. Her most recent cookbook is a second edition of Lazy Days. Phillippa spends weekdays in Cape Town, weekends in Paternoster, and visits her family in New York as often as she can.