A Mombasa chef’s name is the latest in the Guinness Book of Records for emerging as the longest cooking chef in 2019 breaking the current record by Rickey Lumpkin from California who cooked for 68 hours 30 minutes and one second in December 2018.
Ms Mahila Mohammed, a mother of two contested with renowned athletes like Paul Tergat, Tegla Lorupe and the late Samuel Wanjiru amongst others and emerged as the winner, using 75 straight hours to cook 400 local and international cuisine.
She reportedly said; “I have always loved cooking. My greatest joy is in coming up with exciting dishes both local and international cuisine, I will forever be grateful to Pwani Oil for their sponsorship and helping realize my dream.”
She says she cannot wait to show the world the delicacies of Kenyans; “I will continue perfecting my cooking skills and look forward to surpassing this record in the future. I encourage young people with various talents to aim for the sky and show the world what they have to offer,” said Ms. Mohammed.
The foods she made would be served to charity homes in Mombasa. Congratulations are certainly in order.