Real Men Can Cook

Congrats Mohammad!

Mohammad Rawoot is the Real Men Can Cook Competition winner!
He wins a kitchen make-over valued at over R50,000. New kitchen units sponsored by UCAN, all new appliances thanks to Whirlpool, complete new set of funky kitchen gadgets thanks to Wiltshire and TEVO.

Mohammad Rawoot (Rondebosch East)
Mohammad Rawoot
Winning recipe: Butter Chicken
Butter Chicken
About me:
I am a husband and father of 2 kids.
Favorite chef:
Jamie Oliver
Favorite type of food:
Fusion Food, best of both worlds
The first meal I ever made:
Uhm, I can't think that far back, must have been a curry I think.
Favorite pudding:
Crème Brulee
Best cooking tip:
Use fresh herbs and grind your own spices to get a true authentic flavour.

Well done to the runners up

Niezaam Manuel (Mitchell's Plein)
Niezaam Manuel
Winning recipe: King Clip
King Clip
About me:
Husband & father with 4 daughters, 16yrs, 12yrs, 6yrs & 1yr and 3 months old.
Favorite chef:
Jamie Oliver
Favorite type of food:
Thai ⁄ Fusion
The first meal I ever made:
Chicken curry with Basmati rice.
Favorite pudding:
Malva pudding
Best cooking tip:
For me the key to great cooking is fresh ingredients!
Lyndon Adonis (Elsies River)
Lyndon Adonis
Winning recipe: Butter Chicken
Butter Chicken
About me:
Engaged and no children.
Favorite chef:
Gordon Ramsey
Favorite type of food:
Depends on my mood... it could be seafood, something meaty, pasta, something healthy, Chinese or sushi (I guess it is a type of seafood).
The first meal I ever made:
I braaied a proudly South African assortment of meat.
Favorite pudding:
There are quite a few, but, one that I cannot seem to get enough of is a waffle with a good ice-cream and syrup.
Best cooking tip:
ADD MORE GARLIC!
Gavin Jacobs (Muizenburg)
Gavin Jacobs
Winning recipe: Roast Lamb
Roast Lamb
About me:
I am a husband and married for 22 years, my son is Mikhail, and I think my passion for cooking rubbed off on him. He is currently studying Professions Cookery at False Bay College and was just offered a bursary by the Cape Town Tourism Board.
Favorite chef:
Without a doubt, Reuben Riffel (South African Top Chef)
Favorite type of food:
Curries, Bredies, Soups and traditional South African foods
The first meal I ever made:
Chicken curry, it is still one of my favorite dishes.
Favorite pudding:
Baked Pear with nutmeg and ice-cream with touch of rum.
Best cooking tip:
Keep things simple, combining flavor, and strive for a perfect balance.

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