Kuruvita, Peter. Serendip: my Sri Lankan kitchen Murdoch Books: Sydney, Australia 2009. 4to HC 256pp. OUT OF PRINT - see softcover edition
Peter Kuruvita was born in London to an Austrian mother and Sri Lankan father, but he spent much of his childhood in Sri Lanka acquiring idyllic memories of family, fun and happy hours spent in the kitchen with his grandmother. His teenage years in Australia led to a career as a chef that has taken him from Sydney to prestigious restaurants in London, the USA, Fiji, Lord Howe and Hayman Islands, Bali and back to Sydney's impressive Flying Fish restaurant.