AFRO-FUSION

Afro-Fusion is the culinary theme, as we continue to embrace Luju’s ethos, “A Return to the African Future”, mixing exotic seasonings into a vibrant melting pot of indigenous tastes and techniques. Tantalise your taste buds with the rich offerings for your palate from the Luju Long Table, and celebrate the diversity and influence of African flavours with our celebrity-led culinary programme, the Pick n Pay Luju Cook-Off competition and the wide range of foods available in the Luju Food Garden!

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COMPETITION

PICK N PAY Luju Cook-Off

Congratulations to Justina Bain and King Terry for making it to the finals of the Pick N Pay Luju Cook-Off! We look forward to seeing them go head-to-head live at 11am Saturday 1st October in the House On Fire Amphitheatre at the festival. Finalists were selected through a combination of an instore pre-cookoff activation and public voting process on social media.

At the Festival, celebrity food enthusiast Somizi Mhlongo will lead an Afro-Fusion cooking showcase using 100% PnP Luju Pantry ingredients. Drawing inspiration from the celebrity showcase, the finalists will be challenged to recreate the gourmet dish, adding their own African flair, in a bid to win the title of PnP Luju Cook-Off Master Chef. Over E20,000 worth of prizes to be won!

Programme

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Luju Long Table / Chef Eric Malinga

Feast at the Luju Long Table, a collaboration between chef Eric Malinga and Malandela’s Restaurant.
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Somizi (RSA)

Savour Somizi Mhlongo’s Afro-Fusion culinary demonstration up close.
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Pick n Pay Cook-Off

Experience the heat as two finalists go head-to-head to win the coveted Pick n Pay Luju Cook-Off Master Chef title!