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Loyiso Mtoba

I started cooking at a very young age. I used to live with my granny, and when I was about nine years old, I started cooking for the family. Isjingi – a dish made from pumpkin mash and maize meal – was a real family favourite. It’s really filling!

I spent three years there and then went to Cape Town to do my practical

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