my new cookbook
I am thrilled to announce my first cookbook, Africana. A celebration of African cooking, bringing the magic of the continent right to your kitchen. Out this September!
FOR SUNSHINE ON YOUR PLATE
Join me for vibrant recipes, exclusive content, member cookery classes, supper clubs & more.
Lerato is the author of AFRICANA, a food writer, TV presenter and a leading voice in African cuisine. Her recipes and immersive feasts are an explosion of flavours from across the world, especially celebrating African flavours, sharing their importance as part of a global feast.
COOK WITH LERATO
Recipes, stories & delicious inspiration to share
Sukuma Wiki, Sweet Potato Mash & Steak
Enjoy the taste of Africa with Swahili braised greens known as Sukuma Wiki, luxuriously whipped sweet potatoes, and a smoky spiced steak.
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FEAST TOGETHER AT OUR
Join our immersive cookery classes in the UK and online classes from the comfort of your home anywhere in the world. Master the art of cooking West African recipes like the famous Jollof, East African & South African Curries, Ethiopian Stews & enchanting North African Feasts.
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Kind words from our community
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.
We had an absolutely fantastic experience with Lerato, she is an excellent teacher. The food served was out of this world! She breathed life into what would have been a rather corporate affair and we now have wonderful memories of the day.
It was a pleasure to meet you, and everyone is still commenting on how great our cookery class and dinner was.
NEWS & STORIES
Catch up on all latest and delicious news & stories
New Year Feature in BBC Good Food Magazine
Thrilled to be featured in the January 2022 edition of BBC Good Food Magazine. Make sure you grab a copy and see what all the delicious news in Melissa’s Column amongst - Things to make you smile in 2022!
Live Demo at RHS Taste of Autumn 2021
Join me at the beautiful RHS Wisely gardens (The UK’s biggest gardening charity) for a live cookery demo at Taste of Autumn 2021. To celebrate the new and fantastic RHS Hilltop - The Home of Gardening Science. Grab your tickets here
Lerato x Tesco Pie Recipe
Collaboration with Tesco creating a recipe for their recipe finder tool. When Tesco asked me to create a recipe for their ‘What can I cook with this…’ series, to inspire cooks with using puff pastry and their new recipe finder tool, I immediately thought of the Nigerian meat...
Launch of Virtual Masterclass with Recipe Kits
Following the launch of our virtual cookery classes in 2020, I am excited to announce the launch of our virtual cookery classes with the option of recipe kits available for delivery UK nationwide. Now you can travel across the world one recipe at a time and in the comfort of your own homes,...
celebrating diversity in food
Brand Partnerships & Corporate Clients
Lerato works with a variety of brands and organisations, including some of the most respected in food & drink, lifestyle, multinationals and local organisations.
From creating vibrant recipes and video content, to hosting cookery masterclasses and demonstrations, brand partners and clients include;