South African author and chef Dorah Sitole, 67, dies

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Dorah Sitole
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  • South African author and chef Dorah Sitole has died. She was 67.
  • As an accomplished food writer, food stylist, recipe developer and a trained Cordon Bleu chef, Dorah had an illustrious career spanning four decades.
  • A source confirmed to Channel24 that Dorah had died. No other information relating to her death has been made known.

South African author and chef Dorah Sitole has died at the age of 67. At the time of her death, she lived in Bryanston, Johannesburg. 

A source confirmed to Channel24 that Dorah had died, but no other information regarding her death has been made known. 

As an accomplished food writer, food stylist, recipe developer and a trained Cordon Bleu chef, Dorah enjoyed an illustrious career spanning four decades. 

Dorah is the former editor and food editor of True Love magazine.

As a celebrated chef, Dorah travelled and cooked internationally showcased South African cuisine in, amongst others, Memphis, Tokyo and Rome.

In October 2019 Dorah released her latest cookbook titled 40 Years of Iconic Food. Each chapter features various stages of Dorah's fascinating life, with recipes to match. 

On Christmas day, Dorah invited Channel24 into her kitchen as she prepared a festive feast for her loved ones. During the special, Dorah was joined by her daughter, Star Trek Discovery actor Phumzile Sitole


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