Somizi Mhlongo has hit the jackpot. This after his cookbook Dinner At Somizi’s – I’m not a chef becomes the number one selling title in the Food & Beverage chart in South Africa!dols SA judge, and now author
And Somizi Mhlongo has acknowledged Jamie Oliver who came as the second seller in the sector, as his all-time role model.
Somizi Mhlongo says that when the book was he said he wanted to break “records”, and he did just that.
“When the book was released I said I want to break records……and I asked u to help me do that…coz I was told cookbooks don’t really do well in SA….and I was like that’s not true…I can name a few authors that have done well…the pace might not be as fast but they did well…@sibamtongana @thelazymakoti @zola_nene @lornamaseko @cookingwithzanele @jsomethingmusic just to name a few…these guys became my inspiration…
“And before I even worked on the book I looked up to my all-time role model @jamieoliver…how he’s always been criticized for not being a pro chef or a good cook and he followed his heart and conquered the world…here I am…Number 1…thanks to all of u who continue to make my dreams come true…
“This wud also not be possible without the team behind the scenes…@tasticricesa ur the champ everywhere…@ghmumm_sa @lecreusetsa @cna_africa @chef_nti and your entire team of photographers kitchen staff stylists makeup hair writer…and to everyone who has bought the book…and to all that are still gonna buy the book,” says Somizi Mhlongo.
Somizi says that he’s so proud of himself for believing in himself and release his first self-published book.
“I’m so proud of myself for believing in myself and released my first of many self-published books…God ur good all the time…here is to more number 1…watch the space….something huge is dropping on the 14th of FEBRUARY,” promised Somizi.