Culinary excellence at GTBank’s Food and Drink Fair in Lagos
The Master Classes were led by Raphael Duntoye, chef patron of la petite maison, famous food and fitness expert, Kevin Curry, TV chef and pop-up restaurateur; Lerato Umah-Shaylor...
Lerato’s garlic prawns with stir fried spinach
Still in the season of love, I am sharing recipes that will dazzle. Simple food can be just as dazzling, simple food can also be sumptuous food and memorable.
Lerato’s recipe for sharing this Christmas
I remember this poem from my childhood. We were taught it by Nuns in Nursery and recited it every day before school lunch. This was quite a strong reminder that we were blessed ...
Lerato’s Easy Cake Ganache, Glaze and Syrup
Making chocolate icing, glaze or ganache can be quite challenging, if you do not get your proportions right, if you burn your chocolate or if you just do not know where or how to begin.
Lerato’s mango mousse with plantain chips
Forgive me for always finding delicious ways to eat plantains. This dessert is so easy to whip up hours before or a day before its needed. You can serve it with slices of bananas ...
Lerato’s taste of Thai
I recently taught a Thai cookery class. My amazing students comprised of a dad and his daughter, a couple celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary and a trio of friends who wanted to learn how to cook one of their favourite cuisines.
Lerato’s roasted stew
Sauces can turn any meal from stale and boring to glorious and delicious, but we absolutely need to get the base right for a wonderful sauce with great flavour and texture.
Lerato chocolate banana nut granola
I love breakfast, even better when it’s brought to me and all I have to do is eat it. The best breakfast is one that is not only nutritious but indulgent and almost naughty.