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A modern take on traditional Zulu food

Dolphin Coast, South AfricaPart of the Airbnb Cooking collection

Cooking experience hosted by Wowzulu

4.5 hours
African
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Come enjoy traditional and authentic Zulu cooking. I will make dishes which were liked by King Shaka—an influential figure in Zulu history—and create a new contemporary fusion. My guests can also try and prepare some of the dishes with me in the kitchen, or can sit back, relax, and watch me prepare those special dishes.

Wowzulu's commitment to safety

This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19-related safety and cleaning guidelines—including adhering to social distancing guidelines, practicing good hygiene, and ensuring that all participants wear a mask.
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What's included

  • Food
    Drinks
    Kindly notify me of any allergies.
From $23
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Wowzulu

Host on Airbnb since 2018
  • 7 Reviews
  • Identity verified
I am your friendly, outgoing host who is a highly experienced, award-winning chef from Ballito and co-owner of the WOWZULU Marketplace, which offers 'KASI TASTE' meals and snacks to tourists and locals.
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About the organization: Africa Ignite T/A WOWZULU



WOWZULU is an initiative of Africa!Ignite, the rural development agency that works across KwaZulu-Natal. Its focus is on women, youth, and enterprise development. They believe in the people of our continent, our country, and our province. Their aim is to help them to reach their potential, so that they can ignite the continent’s energy, creativity, and economic power.

This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Africa Ignite T/A WOWZULU.
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Passionate cooks

Learn traditional recipes and hear personal stories from local hosts.

Intimate settings

Share a meal in unique spaces, from private farms to secret rooftops.

Vetted by Airbnb

Every experience is reviewed for authentic culinary traditions.

Where you'll be

We will meet at WOWZULU/Kasi Taste kitchen where we can do all the cooking. There is historical museum nearby where you can get to learn more about Zulu history.

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 7 reviews.

Jens-Kristian
March 2020
This was a very special and fantastic experience. The weather also made the day perfect as we could cook out in the sun under the trees and umbrellas. Amazing food and we had great conversation with our host. Really recommended place.
Sofia
March 2020
A fantastic morning with outside cooking. Chef Phumlani showed the five of us real traditional Zulu food. If you are as interested in food as we are you will enjoy it. Phumlani is booth a super skilled chef and knows the local traditions. With his help we actually managed to cook an excellent meal!
A fantastic morning with outside cooking. Chef Phumlani showed the five of us real traditional Zulu food. If you are as interested in food as we are you will enjoy it. Phumlani is…
Bev
December 2018
The food was absolutely delicious and our host, Phumlan, was outstanding - personable and thoroughly engaging. He took special care to accommodate a vegan member of our group and this was greatly appreciated. We would definitely visit again and unequivocally recommend this experience to others.
The food was absolutely delicious and our host, Phumlan, was outstanding - personable and thoroughly engaging. He took special care to accommodate a vegan member of our group and t…
Anita
November 2018
It was a pleasure getting to know Chef Jacob. Not only is he a super skilled chef who had us learn how to cook a delicious Zulu meal, chef Jacob is also a very wonderful and caring person.
Nonjabulo
September 2019
An amazing experience in a beautiful location! The food was great and the people even better!
Wilmé
April 2019
Thank you for hosting such a fantastic experience. Enjoyed by everyone- unique, fun and left with new knowledge. Highly highly recommend.

Dietary preferences

If requested, the host can accommodate the dietary needs listed. You must let the host know before the experience if you’d like an accommodation.
Shellfish allergy
Vegetarian
Peanut allergy
Tree nut allergy
Pescatarian
Egg-free
Vegan
Fish allergy
Gluten-free
Dairy-free
Soy-free

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.