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LERATO ~ means 'Passion' in Southern African Sotho Language

Join Us For Passion On Your Plates At Our Long Table Feasts, Immersive Dining Experiences, Cookery Classes & More...

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There are lots of feasts to come! Do join us at upcoming events as seen below, such as, talks, demos, supperclubs in London & Sussex, Yoga beach brunch & Feasts in a countryside yurt, collaborations, charity events and more!

Yoga Brunches & Countryside Retreats

Join us for exhilarating yoga, paddle boarding, kayaking & afternoon tea in beautiful Cuckmere in East Sussex.

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London Cookery Classes

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Cookery class in Eastbourne

Sussex Cookery Classes



Fantastic! Thoroughly enjoy last night and it's good to showcase some African cuisine to non-Africans. Keep up your good work.


Do give Lerato’s Supper club a try. She does get sold out pretty quickly so have a look at her website for regular updates. I really enjoyed the experience of trying new food with interesting people in new surroundings. Read full review here

Celebrity Chef - Lorraine Pascale

Thank you for such a fantastic evening, you’ve inspired us to have a go at making more African inspired food at home! Cant recommend enough.


We had the absolute joy of eating Lerato’s food at a Supper club in Brighton – what an experience! The food was absolutely like nothing we’ve ever had before, beautiful ingredients served in creative ways, so flavoursome and filling.


So much fun. Lerato was wonderful and the food was delicious! Thank you

Olivia Edkina

A wonderful Sunday afternoon well spent! The Food tasted divine and the preparation and cooking part was very enjoyable. I went alone and met some lovely people! I look forward to sharing the recipes with friends and family (who by the way are already lining up for me to make at home after seeing photos I shared). Would highly recommend. Thank you again Lerato!

Claudia Halabi

What a lovely evening! good venue; lovely people and interesting food, just what was needed for a cold November evening.



Recipes for Summer

Lerato's Smoked Paprika & Garlic Prawns

Recipes for Summer

Lerato Cookery Class

Recipes from Moroccan Cookery Class

Lerato Hibiscus Recipe

Botanical Recipes

Contemporary African Cookery Classes in London

Choose your favourite from Saturday evening class and dinner or the vibrant plant based cookery class on Sunday. At our cookery class I share my secrets to jollof rice, quinoa, favourites from my Supperclub menu as we cook and feast together! 

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Immersive African Easter Feast with African Salsa

Join us on Monday, April 2nd for an immersive feast with dance, at our first supperclub of the year. 

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Recipe: How to make Healthy Plantain Chips

Try my simple recipe for healthy & perfectly crisp plantains chips. I enjoy making these in batches with different spices, storing them in glass jars (if I haven' t eaten them all...) and using them as croutons for soups and salads. 


Recent Press

Feature in the March edition of Sussex Life Magazine

Guest on BBC Cook On The Book sharing winter warming recipes. 

About Me


My name is Lerato, a southern African name which means, ‘passion’. I am passionate about sharing food especially inspired by vibrant African culture. READ MORE HERE 

1 Ethelburga street, Battersea. London sw11 4ag

Lerato African Food at the London Cooking Project, BATTERSEA