Food festive season

Local foodies are giving festive season cooking tips on TikTok. Image via Getty Images

Five SA TikTok accounts for festive season cooking tips

With the festive season in full swing, these South African TikTok food accounts will help you cook up a storm with ease.

Food festive season

Local foodies are giving festive season cooking tips on TikTok. Image via Getty Images

The festive season is upon us and that means a lot of food, drinks, laughs and making memories! South Africa’s are known for bringing food to any celebration, and there are five local foodies who have offered their expertise.

TikTok announced that between 16 and 19 December the platform will be hosting TikTok Lives with various local foodie creators to give you the tips and tricks to creating the perfect festive dishes.

The best thing about these accounts is that they are local, which means no searching for ingredients you had to google before you actually knew what they were LOL.

So… without further ado, here are five of the local master chefs who will be helping you cook up a storm this festive season!

  1. Eattherainbow_za

You can introduce your family to some healthy and clean eating dishes this festive season but still enjoy some yummy treats while watching your calories – this account will show you how:

Looking to try out some traditional Indian food? Perima’s Kitchen has delicious home-cooked meals and trendy food challenges like the ‘syruplemons’. Take a look below and choose your favourite:



Which one is your fav? 🔥 I followed their instructions so you don’t have to😜 here’s a quick video. #perimaskitchen #noodles #samyang #spice #ramen

♬ 아무노래 – ZICO

What is the festive season without a seven-colour plate? Lerato’s page will give you this and more with her simple and easy-to-recreate local recipes.


For some Cape-inspired food, restaurant reviews, or if you are just looking to try out unconventional food combinations… this is the account for you!


My insta: @larnellelewies 🍜🥩🥬 #larnelle #mukbang

♬ original sound – larnelle lewies

And now for the best part…the desserts! For those who are looking to improve their baking, decorating or cake-cutting skills, Zayna’s account is the one to follow. There are loads of videos on baking and hacks that will come in handy this festive season.


Reply to @leannek0208 Full Recipe, enjoy <3 #valentinesday

♬ Cream n’ Frosting – Sabby Sousa

Who says you have to bake your cake and decorate it too 🤷‍♀️ #nobodysgonnaknow #lifehacks

♬ how would they know bad girls club – Chris Gleason

Reply to @philana19 Baking on a Budget! Such a tasty and easy cake, you have to try it out! #R100challenge #bakingonabudget #cakerecipe

♬ BEE GEES VS 50 cent – EZ