Chef Ska Moteane, chef and author was born in the Thaba-Tseka district of Lesotho. Ska, having inherited her mother’s passion for cooking, studied culinary arts in Johannesburg. Her book “Cuisine of the Mountain Kingdom” was named as the Best African Cookbook in the World at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards in 2012. When designing her menus, Ska bases everything on what she can source locally. On June 4, learn how to cook “Lesotho Likhobe” with Ska followed by a live discussion with both Ska and Beri Bonglim, a technical specialist at the Crop Trust who works closely on crop wild relatives and the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. Together, they will discuss sorghum and other drought-tolerant crops included in Chef Ska’s dish, highlighting the importance of biodiversity in adapting our food crops to climate change.
- 4 June 2020