Celebs! Lorna and Bonang hang out

Celebs! Lorna and Bonang hang out

Celebrity chef Lorna Maseko has celebrated yet another milestone in her culinary career. The television presenter turned chef and an all-round media personality started her culinary career off with a cookbook and it has been upwards an onwards from there.

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The culinary princess as some refer her to announced the wonderful news on her social media platforms. She posted a video of her holding her award, which was awarded at the Luxe Restaurant. She took home the coveted Culinary Icon Award 2020.

“Super excited to have won the Culinary Icon Award at the #LuxeRestaurantAward2020 this evening… I’m so stoked and feeling so blessed!!! Won’t He do it!!” she wrote on social media.

Former bestie Bonang Matheba, whose luxurious House Of BNG was also in attendance, wished her a huge congratulations. She was just one of many who wished Lorna well.

“Well deserved, you work so hard! Congrats baby.”

The chef held a glamorous cookbook launch at the biggest designer shopping arcade in Africa, Diamond Walk in Sandton City. She launched her cook book, Celebrate With Lorna and some of Mzansi’s A-listers, amongst the likes of Ayanda Thabethe, Blue Mbombo, Basetsana Khumalo and Shashi Naidoo were in attendance.

“The book doesn’t really have that many dessert recipes but it has enough to satisfy the home cook. If anything it features a lot of ‘one pot wonders’, reminiscent of my childhood”, says celebrity chef, Lorna Maseko,” explained Lorna.

Her cookbook did very well as it gained her two international awards. The book was crowned best celebrity chef cookbook and best international cookbook, at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards.

Expressing her excitement on social media, the chef wrote: “Oh my gosh – Just found out my cook book Celebrate With Lorna Maseko has won 2 awards with the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2020…This is the best news ever!!!!!”

It has been a while since Lorna has been on the news for her cooking career. Recently her love-life and pregnancy rumours hogged the headlines but she dismissed one of the rumours.

Lorna has been said to be romantically involved with the EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu. According to Sunday World, the politician’s marriage to Siphesihle Pezi has ended. It is alleged that she even left their matrimonial house in Fourways.

“That marriage ended just before the general elections. We just didn’t want to talk about it then because we feared that if it became known, it would affect the campaign of the party,” a source told the publication.

The source also confirmed Floyd’s relationship with the relatively private media personality.

“The truth is that the DP [deputy president] was married and the public knew about his marriage because it was well-publicised. Now the public must know that he is no longer married and he is resting with Lorna Maseko from Alexandra township.”

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