Tito Mboweni Has SA Busting With Laughter After Sharing Failed Attempt at Cooking Turkey: “It Got Tougher”

Tito Mboweni Has SA Busting With Laughter After Sharing Failed Attempt at Cooking Turkey: “It Got Tougher”

  • Culinary adventurer, Tito Mboweni took to Twitter to share his experience attempting to cook a turkey back in the 1980s
  • The former Finance Minister said he was in Lesotho at the time and was tasked to prepare the large bird for dinner
  • Mboweni proceeded to boil the bird which he explained turned out as a disaster and Saffas could not help but respond with laughter

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Mzansi’s favourite retired politician, Tito Mboweni took to social media to share his cooking flop when he attempted to prepare a turkey a few years back.

Tito Mboweni, Failed Attempt, Cooking Turkey
Tito Mboweni shared how his turkey dinner turned into a disaster. Image: Dwayne Senior/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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Many people know that cooking a turkey isn’t really straightforward and meticulous attention is needed to ensure it comes out soft and tasty. However, an unknowing Mboweni thought popping into a pot to boil would do the trick – boy was he wrong, LOL.

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Taking to Twitter he shared his experience:

“So sometime in 1982, thereabout, in Lesotho, I was given the responsibility to prepare a turkey for dinner. Great I thought. And proceeded to boil cook it! Disaster!! It got tougher… (had never cooked one before).”

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South African online users could not help but laugh at the former Finance Minister’s culinary blunder on Twitter:

@GI_Irvin commented:

“Exile was nice moes you guys were cooking and eating Turkey, Nna I’ve never tasted even the smell of Turkey. We still eating masonja Beke le Beke before and post so-called freedom.”

@sising_melato said:

“You can't go wrong with "Boils law" as long as you kept the temperature constant at room temperature."

@fazmal_nao wrote:

“All gamey meat has to be cooked, long, low and slow, and wrapped to preserve the moisture, until final basting and browning. Furthermore, it is customary to stuff and inject the carcass with oils and flavourings.”

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Tito threatened to make a lamb curry and he did not disappoint

Meanwhile, Briefly News previously reported that Tito Mboweni is known for his bravery in the kitchen and Mzansi dreads the next dish he threatens to cook.

He did not let South Africa sleep in peace on Sunday night as he showed off his lamb curry, step by step

At one point the country breathed a collective sigh of relief when the former finance minister said he'd have to cancel the curry due to load shedding.

However, Eskom defied expectations and before long Tito was back in the kitchen and cooking up a storm.

Source: Briefly News

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