Ukutya Kwasekhaya: Tastes from Nelson Mandela's Kitchen

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Real African Publishers, Nov 1, 2011 - Cooking - 176 pages
A collection of favorite recipes by Nelson Mandela’s personal chef, this book contains the food served to visiting heads of state, celebrities, and politicians for more than 20 years. Featuring some of the former South African president’s favorite meals, including samp and beans, farm chicken, and tripe, this cookbook also features paella, peri-peri chicken, prawn curry, and a myriad of other delights. With simple, delicious, and nourishing recipes, it will interest those who wish to prepare meals that are both elegant and healthy. Handwritten notes from Mandela and Oprah Winfrey are also included.
 

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Contents

Dedication
8
Note from Mr Nelson Mandela
9
Acknowledgements
10
Foreword from Professor Jakes Gerwel
12
My life in food
14
Soups
24
Vegetables
44
Fish and seafood
84
Breads and desserts
140
Drinks
154
Conversion tables
162
Statement from Nkosi Zwelivelile Mandela
164
Message from Oprah Winfrey
166
Message from The Nelson Mandela Foundation
168
Glossary
170
Index
171

Poultry
96
Meat
118

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About the author (2011)

Xoliswa Ndoyiya is Nelson Mandela's personal cook. Anna Trapido has worked as a cook in hotels and restaurants in South Africa, Switzerland, England, and India. She is a food writer, a radio and television broadcaster, and the author of Hunger for Freedom and To the Banqueting House: African Cuisine and Epic Journey.

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