Reza's African Kitchen

September 2017

Season 1 Episode 10 - Zanzibar Spice

4.0 8 x
The Zanzibar archipelago, also known as the Spice Islands, has a myriad of cultural influences originally brought to the islands by the Arabs and Persians and later by the Portuguese merchants and traders who used the Islands as a base for their tra...

Season 1 Episode 9 - Cape Town

3.0 5 x
Cape Town is South Africa's oldest town. Originally known as 'The Tavern of the Seas', it was a supply station for weary sailors travelling between the East and West. With its history steeped in food and fresh produce it's no wonder that today it ha...

Season 1 Episode 8 - Namibia

3.0 6 x
Although Namibia is home to the oldest desert in the world, it has a rich bounty of food. With the interior of the country dedicated to meat farming and the coastline brimming with seafood, there's plenty for Reza Mahammad to sink his teeth into. On...

Season 1 Episode 7 - Durban

3.0 6 x
Reza Mahammad is in tropical, heady, exotic Durban, home to the largest Indian population outside of Asia and he's on a mission to find out how the local Indian food differs from that of the sub-continent. With local chef Deena Naidoo as his guide, ...

Season 1 Episode 6 - Zambia

4.0 5 x
In Zambia, Reza Mahammad makes a go at trying to catch his own dinner. Fortunately a few locals are on hand to assist him and they treat him to a meal made entirely of ingredients sourced from the Zambezi River. Many of these old food traditions sur...

Season 1 Episode 5 - Karoo

3.0 5 x
The semi-desert area in the Western Cape of South Africa known as the Karoo has a history of lamb and ostrich farming, and more recently, olive oil production. Reza Mahammad is eager to experience these local specialities for himself. With its snow-...

Season 1 Episode 4 - Zanzibar: Fish

3.0 7 x
Located in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Tanzania, Zanzibar and its people have always survived off the abundant sea life its waters have to offer. Reza Mahammad begins his journey through the archipelago in a local village kitchen, learning how...

Season 1 Episode 3 - Johannesburg

4.0 7 x
Johannesburg is a bustling city filled with exciting cuisine, from the traditional to the modern, and everything in between. As the commercial hub of South Africa, its food is influenced by the numerous peoples that travel here from all over Africa ...

Season 1 Episode 2 - Botswana

4.0 6 x
Botswana's greatest assets are its natural beauty and abundant wildlife. Reza Mahammad explores the Okavango Delta on horseback and gets up close and personal with a few of the Big Five. He is also curious to find out how the local people prepare go...

Season 1 Episode 1 - West Coast

3.0 9 x
Exploring the rugged Cape West Coast of South Africa, Reza Mahammad discovers that the people are as hardy and resilient as the landscape. Starting in the fishing village Paternoster, he meets a local chef who takes him foraging for mussels in the i...