Chef Ima Setipa



When did you know you wanted to be a chef?
I knew that I wanted to be a Chef when I was a student in university and I had worked part-time at a restaurant as Aide de cuisine called La Grange in Australia.

What was the worst meal you've made and for whom?
When I tried to cook PAP, maize meal for the first time (Lesotho traditional food) for my husband and it turned out hard like a brick.

What’s your favourite dish?
Anything with seafood in it.

Breakfast, lunch, snacks or dinner?
Dinner of course

What’s your favourite / most hated vegetables?
I love all vegetables EXCEPT Brussel Sprouts

Sweet or savoury?

What's your favourite music to cook by?
It depends on what mood is when the I'm cooking

What would be your favourite destination/country for culinary experience?
Thailand & Japan

What is your favourite ingredient to cook with?
Any herbs and spices