Josh Wins Again

By |May 30th, 2016|

Last weekend Josh was invited as a VIP guest at the Kingsmead College Book Fair in Johannesburg. This book fair, now in its 5th year was held on the school’s beautiful grounds in Rosebank.

Josh cooked up a storm with his demo at the Culinary Corner kitchen as he showed the other teens that cooking is […]

Josh on eNCA’s Against All Odds show.

By |March 24th, 2016|

Josh’s feature will be aired live this Friday at 21h15 on eNCA (DSTV channel 403). The programme will be showcasing how Josh surmounted the odds to pursue his dream as the world youngest cook and published author.
The feature will be repeated on eNCA as per the details below:
 Saturday: 07h45, 11h15, 19h45
Sunday: 08h45, 11h45, 18h15
Monday: 13h45
Tuesday: […]

Josh’s Food Art

By |March 8th, 2016|

Patience is the secret to good looking food. Here is Josh’s another attempt to Food Art:


1. The chilli bike.

2. The beautiful colours.

3. A man’s face with Coacoa powder.

Adorable Food Art by Josh

By |February 22nd, 2016|

Josh has been practice his creativity lately. He has been playing with his food – in an impressive way. From breakfast to lunch to after-school snacks, Josh has come up with some works of food art that you and your little ones are sure to love. The best part is that it is the things […]

Good News!

By |November 24th, 2015|

As Napoleon Hill says “A quitter never wins-and-a winner never quits.” Josh has done it again. Having been among the winners at the Gourmand Awards award, his website has now won the Best food website in South Africa award.

Josh has surely become an international award winner as he competed with people from all over the […]

“High School is not for sissies” camp

By |November 23rd, 2015|

This weekend I went on a “High School is not for sissies” camp. We had lots of fun. There was a very high obstacle course we had to do, then we played paintball with “ketties / catapults”. And I have some nice bruises to show for it!
 On Saturday evening we had a potjie competition – and I was […]

A balancing act: When Josh is not cooking, he gets busy with drama lessons.

By |November 18th, 2015|

Besides cooking, there are many other activities that I enjoy doing. One of them is drama classes. My drama classes are on Wednesdays and my drama teacher comes to my house on a weekly basis.  One of my favourite things in drama is the “Acting games”. This week we are working on “catch phrases in ads” […]

Josh wins best in Germany.

By |October 19th, 2015|

Josh Thirion, has been confirmed as The Best of the Best on the international stage.
Global accolades keep flocking in for Josh (13), who just four months ago won the Special Award of the Jury at the Gourmand Awards held in China.
His latest feat saw Josh being granted the accolade for The Best of the Best […]

From the Western Cape town of Durbanville to international acclaim!

By |October 14th, 2015|


From the Western Cape town of Durbanville to international acclaim!From the Western Cape town of Durbanville to international acclaim!

Having been among the winners at the Gourmand Awards award, Josh has now headed to Frankfurt, Germany.

The Germany trip has seen all previous winners gathering for the grand event where the ‘winner’ out of all winners will […]

Josh gives back to the DuNoon community

By |July 28th, 2015|

“Deeds of giving are the very foundations of the world.”

These words must have been the driving force behind an initiative by the young cook Josh Thirion and Michelle Korevaar of Spice4Life, who collaborated to stage a Youth Programme that took place at the DuNoon informal settlement on Sunday, 26 July 2015.

Through this initiative, Josh and […]