The Island Kitchen: Recipes from Mauritius and the Indian Ocean

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE JANE GRIGSON TRUST AWARD 2019’The Island Kitchen has lifted my spirits and made me hungry and happy in equal measure’ Nigella LawsonThis ravishing cookbook will take you on a journey around the Indian Ocean islands, to taste the flavours of the colourful markets of Mauritius, the aromatic spice gardens of the Seychelles, the fishing coasts of the Maldives, the lagoons of Mayotte and the forests of Madagascar. Selina Periampillai, born in London but of Mauritian descent, celebrates the vibrant home-cooking of the 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.With 80 simple recipes for everything from quick mid-week suppers to large rum-fuelled gatherings, and beautiful food photography and illustrations, this book will take you straight to the warm, welcoming kitchens of these beautiful islands.

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Selina’s food transports you to island paradise. I want to make everything in this book (Ching He Huang)

A mélange of flavours from the east and the west, Selina’s book captures the soul of Mauritian cooking. French, Indian, African and Chinese influences blend effortlessly into a unique cuisine that exudes sunshine and joy (Asma Khan, author of Asma’s Indian Kitchen)

Selina’s long overdue and stunning debut cookbook is a joy to read – accessible recipes that celebrate her roots and culture with love, passion, attention to detail and a touch of sunshine on every plate (Zoe Adjonyoh, author of Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen)

This book is an absolute joy to flick through, I want to cook everything from it. The recipes exude a warm, homely feel that conjure up the spice-laden region that Selina writes about (Shivi Ramoutar, author of Caribbean Modern)

These fragrant recipes are certain to wake jaded palates (Delicious magazine)

This bright, accessible book is an expert introduction to the cuisines and cultures of the Indian Ocean islands (Waitrose Food)

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Irresistible, feel-good recipes from the sun-drenched islands of the Indian Ocean

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE JANE GRIGSON TRUST AWARD 2019’The Island Kitchen has lifted my spirits and made me hungry and happy in equal measure’ Nigella LawsonThis ravishing cookbook will take you on a journey around the Indian Ocean islands, to taste the flavours of the colourful markets of Mauritius, the aromatic spice gardens of the Seychelles, the fishing coasts of the Maldives, the lagoons of Mayotte and the forests of Madagascar. Selina Periampillai, born in London but of Mauritian descent, celebrates the vibrant home-cooking of the 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.With 80 simple recipes for everything from quick mid-week suppers to large rum-fuelled gatherings, and beautiful food photography and illustrations, this book will take you straight to the warm, welcoming kitchens of these beautiful islands.

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