Selina Periampillai – British-born Mauritian chef and cookbook author. She hosts supperclubs, cookery classes, does various food demos and caters traditional Mauritian food around London. Selina has written for British Airways High Life,, Air Mauritius and National Geographic Traveller magazine. Her debut cookbook, ‘The Island Kitchen’ published by Bloomsbury is a culinary journey around Mauritius and the Indian Ocean islands that combines tantalising recipes, travel stories and an insight into her heritage.

Selina Periampillai 

Selina will be signing and selling copies of her new book ‘The Island Kitchen’ after her stage demo at the Co-Op Stage at 10am on the Saturday.

'The Island Kitchen' by Selina Periampillai

Selina Periampillai, born in London but of Mauritian descent, celebrates the vibrant home-cooking of the Indian Ocean islands, with dishes such as Sticky chicken with garlic & ginger, Mustard- & turmeric-marinated tuna, Seychellois aubergine & chickpea cari, and Pineapple upside-down cake with cardamom cream. Her ravishing recipes will take you on a journey from the colourful markets of Mauritius, to the aromatic spice gardens of the Seychelles, to the fishing coasts of the Maldives.

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