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Siba Mtongana

About Siba Mtongana

Siba Mtongana is a young and dynamic food enthusiast who has brought style and charisma to the South African television food scene.

Siba’s Table debuted in September 2013 airing in over 90 countries across Africa, Europe, Middle East and Asia. Siba’s Table is now airing in over 128 countries, including the US where the franchise is broadcast to 60 million homes on The Cooking Channel. Following its success, Siba has now appeared in Siba’s Table: Fast Feasts, Siba’s Festive Table and the second season of Siba’s Table. She will also be  lming a new series of Siba’s Table later this year. In addition to hosting her own shows, Siba has appeared as a judge on the extremely successful, fast-paced culinary game show, Chopped South Africa.

Siba holds a degree in Food and Consumer Sciences, majoring in Food and Food Science as well as Nutrition. She specialises in recipe development, food writing and food styling, and has won three prestigious Galliova Awards for her food journalism and her involvement in the South African food arena.

Siba believes in giving back and is now a patron for Foodbank South Africa, an organisation that  ghts against hunger and malnutrition through food rescuing programmes whist working with other community based projects helping those a ected with HIV/AIDS.

In 2014 Oprah put Siba on her prestigious O’s Power List which pays tribute to women from the African continent who, through their lives, are inspiring others to follow and ful l their purpose, as the truest version of themselves.

Siba’s recently released cookbook, ‘My Table’, has become an instant hit. ‘My Table’ has made history as the best-selling cookbook ever to have been stocked by retail giant, Woolworths SA. Thus far it has sold over 33 percent more copies than any other cookbook Woolworths SA has ever carried!

Following the huge global success of the  rst two series of Siba’s Table, Food Network will be bringing viewers a third series! Siba’s Table series 3 will build on the popular format of Siba’s Table and

Siba’s Table series 2 with Siba bringing her culinary  air and on-screen charisma to your screens later on in the year.

Shows featuring Siba Mtongana

Siba’s Table

Siba’s Table

Make It Sibalicious

Send us your recipes and Siba will transform them in the brand new series of Siba's Table!


Siba is on a mission to help you transform your recipes. Whether it's your aunty's famous curry, the family koeksister recipe or maybe you'd like to see Siba's take on the humble kota? Upload a photo, title or description and Siba will offer her perfect twist or addition to make your recipe Sibalicious on season 4 of Siba's Table!

How to enter:

Tweet us @FoodNetworkSA using #MakeItSibalicious


Post on Instagram using the hashtag #MakeItSibalicious


Upload a photo using our entry form here

Siba's Table Fast Feasts

Siba's Table Fast Feasts

Siba's conjuring up an entire weekday feast with a South African vibe. She's rustling up incredible recipes using delicious, fresh ingredients.

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