Friday, 6 January 2017

A Taste of South Africa with Matt Tebbutt

Oxyg3n Media, the makers of the highly anticipated TV series - Married at First Sight SA & Brent Owens Extreme, Authentic, Unwrapped, have now produced a show that has already been snapped up by Discovery for Africa & Poland and by British Network UKTV with well-known British Chef Matt Tebbutt as presenter.  A Taste of South Africa. A new 10-part television food series.

The show will follow Tebbutt whilst traveling across the country discovering & exploring diversity & flavour of local foods that SA has to offer. On his journey, he will sample regional specialities, whilst exploring & savouring traditional food & drink that is rich in heritage & culture. Uncovering fascinating food stories from it's historical beginnings. Speaking to & cooking with locals, including some of the impressive names in local cuisine. 

Producer Rebecca Fuller-Campbell: "South Africa provides a culturally diverse, exciting, engaging & exquisite environment in which to pursue the love of food. The fascinating history of this country & the sheer variety of cultures means that every episode will offer a fresh & different look at the rich gastronomic traditions of the country."

A very excited Tebbutt adds: "This is the show that I've always wanted to make. To explore, learn, taste & understand such a totally diverse country such as South Africa is a really exciting prospect for me. I want to meet the people behind the food, to learn about the history of the dishes & to cook alongside the & expand my own knowledge of the local cuisine."