Chef, restaurateur, author, TV presenter, Hotel consultant, Peter Kuruvita, has been a highly regarded member of the Australian food scene for over 30 years.
Peters’ restaurant, Sydney’s iconic Flying Fish, is renowned for its’ creative modern dishes with a strong seafood focus and stunning setting. More recently opened is Flying Fish Fiji, located literally on the beach, at Denarau Island, Fiji.
Peter spent his childhood in Sri Lanka, where he developed his love of food and flavours by spending many happy hours in the kitchen watching his grandmother prepare ancient family recipes. His idyllic memories of this time inspired his recent cook book ‘Serendip’, a rich collection of Sri Lankan recipes, memories, and a photographical insight into the culture and beauty of the unique island nation.
Peter continues to explore his Sri Lankan heritage in his latest TV series, My Sri Lanka, where the chef travels this beautiful country exposing traditional cultures and delicious recipes.
My Feasts with Peter Kuruvita, Hardie Grant Books, April 2013