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Cooking Masterclass – The Mauritian Kitchen with Selina Periampillai

Join chef and author of The Island Kitchen cookbook Selina Periampillai for a special 3 hour cookery class exploring dishes from Mauritius and the Indian Ocean islands.

In this 3 hour class in our purpose built learning studio kitchen, you will learn about the spice gardens of the islands, what herbs and tropical ingredients are used to make some simple tasty recipes from this region. Ultimately to teach you how to make some typical recipes in the comfort of your own home kitchen.

The class will include:

  • An introduction to the island of Mauritius
  • How to use whole spices if making your own curry spice blend, storing and getting the best from your ingredients
  • A palette of ingredients from the islands, what grows over there and popular dishes
  • Description of traditional dishes, from homestyle to street food
  • A delicious lunch and recipes to take home

Sample Menu (to be confirmed)
Fragrant Mauritian style Aubergine Chickpea Cari
Versatile tropical salads for Summer
Making a quick ‘roti’ a island style flatbread
Creole tomato sauce, spiced with chillies and thyme
Caramelised pineapple with molasses and vanilla

Open to all levels of skills and interests. This class is suitable for Adults 16 and over.

  • Selina Periampillai

    Selina Periampillai

    Selina Periampillai – British born Mauritian chef and cookbook author of The Island Kitchen. She hosts supperclubs, cookery classes and private caters Mauritian food around London, cooking for the likes of Google UK and has demonstrated dishes at Borough Market, Aldeburgh and St Ives Food festivals and appeared on Sunday Brunch TV. Selina has written for British Airways High Life, JamieOliver.com, 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.