Ska Mirriam Moteane

Chef, Author, Activist and Entrepreneur

Ska Mirriam Moteane is a culinary arts-qualified chef born in Lesotho. She inherited her mother’s passion for cooking and has been active in the industry for over 20 years. When designing her menus, Ska bases everything on what she can source locally. Ska is a freelance consultant in the food industry and one of IFAD’s Recipes for Change ambassadors in Africa. She is also currently Slow Food’s coordinator in Lesotho. They are working on a few projects directly with farmers, including preserving traditional crops and recipes to ensure accessibility of Good, Clean and Fair food for all in Lesotho. Ska is also a successful author, with her book Cuisine of the Mountain Kingdom named the Best African Cookbook in the World award at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards in 2012.