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 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

Jarred Salad

Speedy Ice Cream Cake

Slow Roast Lamb with Mint Mustard Gravy

Cranberry Nut Cookies with Ice Cream and Passionfruit Sauce

Gazpacho with Chorizo

Crumbed Chicken Strips

Caramel Popcorn Ice Cream Cake

Beautiful Beet Salad

Spicy Grilled Corn

Surf and Turf

Antipasti Salad

Virgin Pomegranate Mojito

Strawberry, Almond and Coconut Slices

Asian Ribbon Salad

Sauteed Greens with Arugula and Feta

Stuffed Baked Salmon

Liam Tomlin's Lemon Posset

Chicken Salad with Bacon-Wrapped Greens



Grilled Corn Salad

Banana Split Sandwich

Avocado and Red Bean Salad


Puttanesca Salad

Seared Tuna and Crushed Wheat Salad

7-Colour Rice

About the Host

Siba Mtongana

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