Juicy talk: guilty pleasures and Babylonian breakfasts

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Juicy talk: guilty pleasures and Babylonian breakfasts

Award-winning author and chef Zola Nene shares her favourite Cape Town food haunts

Richard Holmes

She’s cooked from the UK to the Cape, brightened up the screens of breakfast television, written two award-winning cookbooks, and has been a judge on The Great South African Bake Off. And to think Zola Nene could have ended up a lawyer.

Luckily for local palates the siren song of the stove proved too strong, and for much of the past decade Nene has shown South Africans the unfiltered joy that a good meal can bring. We asked for her favourite food haunts in her Mother City hometown and beyond ...

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