Siba Mtongana shares the rich fusion culture of modern South African food. She gives the traditional recipes she grew up with a totally modern twist, while an injecting them with international flavors.
Season 1, Episode 6

Shortcut Supper

Siba Mtongana throws together a fabulous last-minute supper party for her best friend who's flying into Cape Town. She's sharing all her secrets for fast and easy entertaining from buying the meat from the coolest barbecue place in town, served with South African classic Chakalaka to the ultimate standby Avocado and Red Bean Salad and a fantastic speedy Ice Cream Cake. No notice is no problem.

Dec 13
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 7

Cape Crusader

Siba Mtongana's serving up a fabulous Cape Town-inspired Saturday brunch for friends. With Banana and Cranberry Weekend Granola, delicious Cape Town Tarts, a Siba twist on "ham and eggs" and to go with them a warm Market Salad with fabulous fresh ingredients from the coolest market in Cape Town.

Dec 20
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 8

Cape Town Adventures

Siba Mtongana's writing an article about food adventures and we're with her every step of the way. First she shakes up her mother's Potjiekos, a traditional South African stew cooked over fire. Second, she's challenging top chef Luke Dale Roberts to cook using three mystery ingredients. Then it's the scoop on the cool Cape Town food truck scene, before rounding off a day of adventures with her favorite guilty pleasure, a Banana Split Sandwich.

Mar 14
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 9

Dinner Deadline

It's Siba Mtongana against the clock as she whips up a fabulous impromptu Italian-inspired dinner. Her husband, Brian, is bringing a friend for an after-work meal and Siba's got it covered with Pesto Chicken Penne, Harissa Ciabatta and a pantry raid's inspiration for a fast Puttanesca Salad. Siba's on a deadline and she's going to make it.

Mar 14
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 10

Come On Over

It's a girl's night at Siba Mtongana's with fabulous finger food and a super cool cocktail. There's stylish hot smoked salmon topped Mfino Fritters, sticky Chicken Winglets, a super easy Peppadew Dip and Siba's fruity Sundowner Cocktail. Throw in some store-bought sweet treats and Siba's best girl friends and you've got all the ingredients for a great girls' night in.

Mar 14
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 1

Siba's Table

Siba Mtongana's musician friends are in town, so she's jazzing up weekend lunch with a farmers' market-inspired feast. Taking center stage is a show-stopping Chicken Salad with Bacon Wrapped Greens, and Herbed Mushroom Tin Loaves with Onion Chive Cream Cheese on the side. For dessert, tempting and sweet Coconut Macaroons!

Mar 14
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 2, Episode 2

First Date Anniversary

Romance is in the air at Siba and Brian Mtongana's first date anniversary dinner. This year, they're going with an American spin on the grill, with towering Cobb Salad Burgers and Strawberries on Sticks. There are heart-shaped Peanut Butter Brownies, Virgin Pomegranate Mojitos and a picnic in the car at a surprise location.

Mar 14
9am | 8c
Season 2, Episode 3

Perfect Cape Town Picnic

It's picnic time in Cape Town and Siba Mtongana's packing up the boys, a big basket of great food and heading out to eat alfresco. She's making golden crispy Crumbed Chicken Strips, Perfect Picnic Pasta Salad and individual Mediterranean-style salads in jars. Then to wrap up a perfect Cape Town picnic, divine chocolate Cheats Truffles.

Mar 14
9:30am | 8:30c

Most Popular Recipes

All Siba's Table Recipes

Pesto Chicken Penne

Siba's Sunday Trifle

Sticky Chicken Winglets

Peppadew Dip

Mfino Fritters

Perfect No-Cook Cheesecake

Cape Town Tarts

Ginger and Coriander Corn Salad


Siba's Sundowner

Pineapple Cooler

Perfect Picnic Pasta Salad

Harissa Ciabatta

Juicy Meatball Pittas

Weekend Granola

Surf and Turf

Surf and Turf Braai

Asian Slaw Dressing

Pineapple Cooler

Braai'd Baby Potatoes

Sweet Sticky Ribs

Strawberry, Almond and Coconut Slices

Beautiful Beet Salad

Virgin Pomegranate Mojito

Crumbed Chicken Strips

Speedy Ice Cream Cake

Sweet-and-Sour Relish

About the Host

Siba Mtongana

A young and dynamic food enthusiast, Siba has brought style and charisma to South African TV.