Homegrown Tastes South Africa premieres on Wednesday 23rd March at 8pm on BBC Lifestyle (DStv channel 174). Celebrating the flair of our local culinary landscape, Homegrown Tastes South Africa follows international, award-winning chef and TV personality Lorna Maseko on a culinary expedition across South Africa.
From gatsbys at sea level to tasty treats in our highest town, Dullstroom, Lorna will spend each episode sampling
various tantalising delights, meeting a feast of local heroes along the way.
In each episode, Lorna is joined by a special celeb guest and, together, they meet the chefs and personalities behind our best street food and haute cuisine. Along the way, Lorna will explore the exceptional ingredients grown in South Africa as she samples fine wines, seafood, decadent desserts and more.
To close each episode, she celebrates the hero ingredients of the region by preparing her own delicious version of what the area has to offer.
Lorna Maseko is an internationally renowned chef and TV personality who has inspired audiences with her creative signature dishes. She grew up in the township of Alexandra, where she began her career in ballet at the age of 9. Lorna is a jack of all trades. In addition to being a celebrated chef, she is also a bestselling author, choreographer, executive producer, an accomplished master of ceremonies, and business owner.
Homegrown Tastes South Africa is part of BBC Lifestyle’s local line-up, which showcases the best in fresh local content every Wednesday at 8 pm.