Lerato Umah-Shaylor is a cookery writer, TV chef and pop-up restaurateur best known for her wholesome and contemporary African cooking. She has charmed the public with beautifully presented food and captivating writing that celebrates African provenance, food and culture as seen in her food column in The Guardian and as a regular contributor on the BBC.

Since taking Lerato under our wing here at Black Pepper in 2017, we have already lined up some superb collaborations with the likes of Soho House private membership clubs and GT Bank.


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Lerato featured in Time out Magazine– top of the ‘non-naff’ ways to celebrate Fathers Day list!

Lerato Time Out Magazine


March 31, 2017