South African chef and author Dorah Sitole has died at the age of 67.
Details surrounding her death are not clear at this stage, but her family confirmed her death at a Johannesburg hospital on Sunday to Kaya FM.
She was a trained Cordon Bleu chef, food stylist and recipe developer with a career spanning more than four decades. She was also SA’s first black food writer, and was former editor and food editor of True Love and Drum magazines.
She published a recipe book titled _40 Years of Iconic Food last year, _which told the story of her life through recipes.
She travelled to 19 countries on the African continent, and her experiences there contributed towards her book Cooking From Cape To Cairo, published in 1999.
Our sincere condolences to her family, friends and fans across the world.
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