Picture: Dorah Sitole/Instagram

South African author and chef Dorah Sitole, 67, has died from COVID-19 related illnesses. She was 67.

Last year, Mam Dorah, as she was affectionately known by many released her book titled 40 Years Of Iconic Food. Her culinary journey began growing up in the township and led to her becoming the exceptional food icon that she is today.

The accomplished food writer, food stylist, and former True Love Editor was a trained Cordon Bleu chef.
Her daughter Phumzile Nelisiwe Sitole is an international actress and is known for her roles on The Good Fight (2017), Star Trek: Discovery (2017) and Orange Is the New Black (2013).

Mam Dorah will be missed for her tireless contribution in the culinary and publishing industry.