Celebration of Afro-Venezuelan Day
Mairin Moreno Mérida, Ambassador of Venezuela to South Africa (l) with Lupita Montes de Oca, Founder of Miss Latina South Africa (r)
20 May 2021
With a gastronomic exchange and in order to exalt our culinary roots, the Embassy of Venezuela in South Africa celebrated the day of Afro-Venezuelanity. From Venezuela, we wanted to share the heritage of our Mother Africa and the closeness and similarity of our meals, having as the main ingredient, corn.
Accompanying us in the preparation of typical Venezuelan dishes were: Lupita Montes de Oca, Founding Organizer of Miss Latina South Africa, Busi Roberts Founder and Editor of The Apple of His Eyes Magazine, Chef Suzanne Croizer Director of the Steyns Cooking School in Pretoria, Benjamin Lawrence II Cllr of Eersterust Watloo and Lungile Masemola Miss Latina South Africa 2018.