About Salwaa Smith
Salwaa Francis Smith is a South African cook best known for her typical Cape Malay cuisine.
A few facts about me!
Born and raised in Surrey Estate, Athlone on the Cape Flats to working class parents. I have 7 siblings and too many extended family members to count.
Married to Aghmad Smith.
Immigrated to the UK, 2001.
We have 4 daughters, 2 sons in law and 8 grandchildren.
Founder of Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights, a recipe sharing Facebook page, founded in February 2011.
My social media sites currently attracts an excess of 2.5 million visitors per month.
June 2015 sees the launch of my first self-published hardback cookbook.
August 2015, founded an initiative called Cakes For Kids – free birthday cakes for less privileged children where they donate birthday cakes to mainly children living in care.
October 2016, my first ready mixed spice range launched.
Currently offering Cape Malay Cooking Experiences to tourists visiting our city and who wish to experience life in a typical Cape Malay home on the Cape Flats away from the hustle and bustle of Cape Town City Bowl.
Catering for corporate functions, offer Zoom cooking demonstration as part of team building activities. Offer Zoom cooking lessons to anyone who wants to learn how to cook Cape Malay food.
Self-published cookbook for children launched May 2019.
I have numerous eBooks available for purchase, please contact us to find out how to get your copy.
Is now the third generation in her family who continues the Cape Malay culinary venture.
For catering in Cape Town contact cape_malay_delights
For catering in Birmingham, UK contact halalpiecompany
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Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights keeping our heritage alive since 2011!
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