Musician friends are in town for a gig, so Siba's jazzing up weekend lunch with a fabulous farmer's market inspired feast. Taking centre stage is a show stopping chicken salad with bacon wrapped greens.
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.
It's picnic time in Cape Town, and Siba's packing up a big basket of great food. She's making super-fast golden crispy Crumbed Chicken Strips, Perfect Picnic Pasta Salad and individual Mediterranean-style salads in jars.
Siba's packing up fabulous local dishes with a twist to take to a South African themed pot-luck dinner. There are juicy flame grilled sirloin sosaties braai'd by her husband Brian, and tasty savoury pap cakes with a sweet and sour relish.
Siba's set herself three challenges. First, turning everyday cheese into dazzling salads. Then, it's a culinary duel with Luke Dale Roberts. Finally, it's all about guilty pleasures as Siba whips up the most incredible fried ice cream.
In this show, it's all about making things modern and Siba's giving seared tuna and crushed wheat salad a fresh spin. Then she's exploring the Cape Town Asian food and flavour explosion and whipping up incredible sweet sticky ribs.
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!
It's a Cape Town celebration with Siba's in-law's who are visiting to meet new baby Lina. There's Stuffed Roast Pork with Apple Gravy, and on the side, sibalicious Sautéed Greens with Rocket and Feta.
Siba shares her favourite summer recipes, including Surf And Turf Braai, Corn Salad, and a Peppadew Dip. Then as a fabulous finale a Tropical Pavlova that's simple, speedy and stunning. It's Siba's essential guide to summer days cooking.
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.