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The success of The Lazy Makoti has everyone (married and unmarried) cooking up a storm in the kitchen

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Trained chef, award-winning author and founder of The Lazy Makoti, Mogau Seshoene.
Trained chef, award-winning author and founder of The Lazy Makoti, Mogau Seshoene.
Photo: Katlego Mokubyane

For some of us who find the idea of peeling, chopping, and cooking hard work, 'The Lazy Makoti' immediately sounds like something we would want to be.

I still remember a young Mogau Seshoene standing up in front of entrepreneurs and aspirant entrepreneurs at the The Hook Up Dinner (THUD) in Maboneng, Johannesburg to make a pitch for her business over five years ago.

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