Celebrity TV chef Siba Mtongana is known for her internationally renowned dishes that are often easy to make but almost always come with her own twist
The mom-of-four tantalises taste buds all over the world on her hit show, Siba’s Table, with recipes such as speedy ice-cream cake, perfect no-cook cheesecake and stuffed roast pork with apple gravy.
But there is nothing that Siba enjoys more than making her favourite local dishes. They usually get a Sibalicious twist and lots of va-va-voom.
Siba’s bestselling cookbook, My Table, was a local and international hit. Of course, several local dishes like melktert (milk tart) made it into the book.
Here’s a look at other traditional dishes that Siba has been whipping up in the kitchen
Orange infused malva pudding
Next to milk tart, malva pudding is one of South Africa’s most popular desserts.
Trust Siba to add a tasty twist to this local classic. Her orange infused malva pudding not only looks fancy but it will give your grandma’s decades-old recipe a run for its money.
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Local with a #Sibalicious twist is lekker…ORANGE INFUSED MINI MALVA PUDDINGS! ❤️🍴😋🇿🇦 #minimalvapuddings #localfood #localheroes #proudlysouthafrican #food #instafood #homecooking #madeeasy #homeentertaining #yum #nomnom #foodinspo #f52grams #pudding #dessert #baking #instabake #foodielife #testkitchen #innovationkitchen #TheSibaCo #TasteTube . . . Reposted from @wwtaste – Malva in a muffin tray? Oh, we’re 100% on board! Follow the link in our profile to watch @sibamtongana whip up these little beauties (and get the recipe) now. – #regrann
Nothing brings friends and family together better than a shisanyama. While most South Africans use different cuts of meat for their shisanyama, Siba likes to take things to the next level with a seafood braai.
“One of the food experiences I’ve been in enjoying in Mauritius is what I call ‘seafood shisanyama‘ with lobster, mussles, fish and more… I love seafood and cooking on the coals brings another dimension of flavour with the smoke,” she wrote on Instagram.
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Holiday or no holiday… Once a foodie always a foodie… You never fully switch off with food adventures 😗… The difference is not cooking and rather enjoy other people’s food and the location… One the food experiences I’ve been in enjoying in Mauritius is what I call ‘seafood shisanyama’ with lobster, mussles, fish and more… I love seafood and cooking on the coals brings another dimension of flavour with the smoke… 🔥🔥🔥❤️🍴🏝️ . . . #Mauritius #fooddiscoveries #foodtravels #familyholiday #vacation #travel #foodielife #ClubmedSA #break #timeoff #islandfood #food #barbeque #grill #braai #outdoor #outdoorcooking #yum #nomnom #foodadventures