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 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.

Tuesday
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.

Tuesday
Mar 14
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 2, Episode 5

Challenge Siba

Siba Mtongana's set herself three unique challenges. First, turning everyday cheese into simple and dazzling salads: Mozzarella's starring in an Antipasti Salad platter and Camembert's center stage in an amazing savory fruit salad. Then, it's a culinary duel as she challenges Luke Dale Roberts, one of South Africa's top chefs, to make lunch with mystery ingredients. Finally, it's all about guilty pleasures as Siba raises the stakes on naughty with the most incredible Fried Ice Cream.

Saturday
Jun 17
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 8

Meeting Baby

It's a Cape Town celebration when Siba Mtongana's in-laws visit to meet baby Lina. Taking center stage is Stuffed Roast Pork with real wow factor, served with divine Apple Gravy. On the side, Sauteed Greens with Rocket (arugula) and Feta. For dessert, there's a dazzling layered Caramel Popcorn Ice Cream Cake.

Saturday
Jun 17
9am | 8c
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!

Tuesday
Aug 8
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 2

Cape Town Braai

Siba Mtongana is firing up the grill for a fabulous surf and turf braai. There are flame-grilled Tuna Steaks and juicy Pork Chops marinated in her signature BBQ sauce, spicy Grilled Corn, fuss-free Braai'd Baby Potatoes and a Smoked Tomato Relish that's perfect with grilled food. Husband Brian's on the braai and Siba's all fired up.

Tuesday
Sep 19
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

Baby Makes Three

Siba Mtongana is making a fabulous alfresco feast for her baby's first picnic. There's juicy Meatballs stuffed into toasted pitas, cool Tzatziki and irresistible Strawberry, Almond and Coconut Slices for dessert, plus a refreshing Pineapple Cooler to wash it all down with. So that's Siba, Brian and baby makes three at a perfect Cape Town picnic at the beach.

Tuesday
Sep 19
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 10

Feel Good

Siba Mtongana is writing about her favorite feel good foods. There's soothing Pesto Chicken Penne, romantic Stuffed Baked Salmon, delicious dips from around the world and a taste of home with a twist on her mother's Potjiekos. On the sweet side are a decadent Banana Split Sandwich, Crunchy Fried Bananas and a no-cook Speedy Ice Cream Cake.

Tuesday
Nov 14
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 7

Superfast Sunday

Siba Mtongana's throwing a superfast Sunday lunch with an Asian vibe for friends. There's Surf and Turf, starring a fabulous roast fillet, amazing fried calamari and a fragrant sauce made in minutes, and on the side a quick Asian Ribbon Salad and Cheat's Sushi Rice. It's washed down with a Sunday Sunshine Virgin Cocktail that's got real va va voom!

Tuesday
Nov 14
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 2, Episode 9

Summer Days

Siba Mtongana is writing an article about summer cooking, sharing secrets and favorite recipes. Summer means casual and alfresco so there's got to be great ideas for grilling. She's got delicious dressings, a dip for easy entertaining, fabulous fruity drinks and a dazzling dessert that's speedy and stunning. It's Siba's essential guide to summer cooking.

Thursday
Feb 15
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 4

Date Night

It's Thursday so it's date night for Siba Mtongana and her husband, Brian. She's making his favorite foods, easy stuffed Baked Salmon and Crushed Herby Potatoes followed by Cranberry Nut Cookies with Ice Cream and Passion Fruit Sauce. Brian has some romantic surprises up his sleeve for a delicious dinner under the stars.

Monday
Mar 26
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 6

Make It Modern

It's all about making things modern and Siba Mtongana is giving Seared Tuna and Crushed Wheat Salad a fresh spin. Then she's exploring the Cape Town Asian food and flavor explosion by whipping up incredible Sweet Sticky Ribs. Next it's a whistle stop tour of culinary hot spot Bree Street, with a Lemon Posset master class from top chef Liam Tomlin. Then Siba's wrapping things up at Spanish tapas joint La Parada, which inspires Gazpacho with Chorizo, and makes a perfect rendezvous spot for a cocktail with her husband.

Monday
Mar 26
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 2, Episode 4

Viva Africa

Siba Mtongana's packing up fabulous local dishes with a twist to take to a South African-themed potluck. There are juicy sirloin Sosaties grilled by her husband, Brian, tasty savory Pap Cakes with a Sweet and Sour Relish and fabulous Beautiful Beet Salad with nut-coated goat's cheese balls.

Monday
Mar 26
9am | 8c
Season 2, Episode 10

Feel Good

Siba Mtongana is writing about her favorite feel good foods. There's soothing Pesto Chicken Penne, romantic Stuffed Baked Salmon, delicious dips from around the world and a taste of home with a twist on her mother's Potjiekos. On the sweet side are a decadent Banana Split Sandwich, Crunchy Fried Bananas and a no-cook Speedy Ice Cream Cake.

Monday
Jun 11
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 8

Meeting Baby

It's a Cape Town celebration when Siba Mtongana's in-laws visit to meet baby Lina. Taking center stage is Stuffed Roast Pork with real wow factor, served with divine Apple Gravy. On the side, Sauteed Greens with Rocket (arugula) and Feta. For dessert, there's a dazzling layered Caramel Popcorn Ice Cream Cake.

Monday
Jun 11
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 9

Summer Days

Siba Mtongana is writing an article about summer cooking, sharing secrets and favorite recipes. Summer means casual and alfresco so there's got to be great ideas for grilling. She's got delicious dressings, a dip for easy entertaining, fabulous fruity drinks and a dazzling dessert that's speedy and stunning. It's Siba's essential guide to summer cooking.

Monday
Jun 11
8am | 7c
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.

Monday
Jun 11
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 2, Episode 5

Challenge Siba

Siba Mtongana's set herself three unique challenges. First, turning everyday cheese into simple and dazzling salads: Mozzarella's starring in an Antipasti Salad platter and Camembert's center stage in an amazing savory fruit salad. Then, it's a culinary duel as she challenges Luke Dale Roberts, one of South Africa's top chefs, to make lunch with mystery ingredients. Finally, it's all about guilty pleasures as Siba raises the stakes on naughty with the most incredible Fried Ice Cream.

Monday
Jun 11
9am | 8c
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!

Monday
Jun 11
9:30am | 8:30c

Most Popular Recipes

All Siba's Table Recipes

Pesto Chicken Penne

Beautiful Beet Salad

Ginger and Coriander Corn Salad

Chicken Salad with Bacon-Wrapped Greens

Crumbed Chicken Strips

Cheat Truffles

Puttanesca Salad

Sticky Chicken Winglets

Warm Market Salad

Siba's Sunday Sunshine

Jarred Salad

Stuffed Baked Salmon

Perfect Picnic Pasta Salad

Asian Ribbon Salad

Asian Glazed Gammon

Sweet Sticky Ribs

Harissa Ciabatta

Pesto Chicken Penne

Peppadew Dip

Crunchy Fried Bananas

Braai'd Baby Potatoes

Gazpacho with Chorizo

Seared Tuna and Crushed Wheat Salad

Sosaties

Antipasti Salad

Sauteed Greens with Arugula and Feta

Tropical Pavlova

About the Host

Siba Mtongana

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