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Cooking Veggies is a short collection of authentic Sri Lankan recipes that highlight the styles and techniques of island cookery using a variety of spices, and vegetables. Sri Lanka is a tropical island in the Indian Ocean known as 'Serendipity' or the 'Pearl of the Indian Ocean' to the ancient travelers of the West. Since ancient times, Sri Lanka has been famous for spices, tea, coconut, and precious gems. Its mystical beauty that spreads from the golden beaches to the hills with tea plantations gives a natural diversity to the native foods.
About the Author
Shyamali Perera was born in Colombo, Sri Lanka, and emigrated to the United States in 1989, during Sri Lanka’s civil war. She was an educator of young children for thirty years in Orange County, California. Her first book Curry & Rice was published as a Mother's Day gift in 2007 and was later published as an e-book in 2014. Since then she has published several cookbooks and children's books available in both ebook and paperback versions. Shyamali is also an amateur photographer and likes to create beautiful books with inspiring ideas. Presently, she lives with her family in Southern California and continues to dedicate her time to writing a variety of cookbooks and children's books.