Denise is a dynamic visionary and successful entrepreneur with a diverse range of interests and talents which is reflected in the various businesses that she has pioneered. From being an international model, she opened Cape Town Productions, the first stills production company facilitating international photographic shoots. This led to establishing both indoor and outdoor photographic studio, Studio on Loop and The Outdoor Studio. She opened a chain of pizza delivery businesses simultaneously, Call-A-Pizza.

Ready for a new challenge, she embraced her love for food and cooking, and opened Ginger & Lime, offering interactive lessons and events.

Her cookbook, Around My Table, has just been launched and is a collection of her favourite recipes with anecdotes from her years of travel. Cooking in Como is the next work in progress.



“AROUND MY TABLE “ by Denise Cowburn-Levy

Join Denise Cowburn-Levy at home in her kitchen as she reveals the stories, and shares some of her favourite recipes inspired by her passion for food and travel, and developed for her cooking school, Ginger & Lime. Denise invites you into her homes in Cape Town, the Cape West Coast and on the shores of Lake Como, Italy. Travel with her to Greece and Thailand as she shares the best traditional tried and tested recipes from each region for you to prepare with family and friends.

Feel her intuitive style of cooking and get a sense of her essence, as she pours her heart into these dishes. These recipes have soul, they have lived and evolved over time, they have brought joy to the hearts of both family and friends, as well as her loyal Ginger & Lime clientele. These will become your favourites too, as they encourage the age old ritual of gathering around the table.

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Denise is available for product launches, to act as a brand ambassador, to host private events and talks, for recipe development, product advertising, writing articles, hosting cooking workshops and retreats and other food-writing related projects.

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