- Lesego Semenya is one of SA's most popular chefs
- He has published a book, Dijo, which shares his amazing journey
- He took to Twitter recently to pay tribute to his grandmother, who helped him launch his career
South African celebrity chef Lesego Semenya has paid tribute to his grandmother, who helped create his amazing journey.
Taking to Twitter recently, Lesego shared a photo of his grandmother's house in Soweto, Johannesburg. He wrote:
My gran's house ko Naledi, Soweto. Where I learned how to make magwinya whilst listening to Mme's stories whilst she sewed away on her Singer sewing machine. My Food. My Journey. #Dijo
This was the first in a series of tweets that shared the various milestones in his journey to success, Briefly.co.za gathered.
He ended the series with another photo of his grandmother's kitchen, where his journey began. Lesego's tweets promoted his newly published book, Dijo, which means "food" in SeSotho.
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According to his website, Lesego left the corporate world in 2008 to pursue his dreams of being a chef. He studied at the renowned Prue Leith Chef's Academy in Pretoria.
Since then, he has established himself as one of South Africa's most renowned chefs. Lesego became a Top Chef South Africa judge in 2016.
Tweeps praised Lesego and referred to him as an inspiration.
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