Shelina Permalloo

Shelina Permalloo

Shelina Permalloo grew up in Southampton with her Mauritian parents and siblings. Inspired to cook by her mother and aunt, preparing and cooking traditional Mauritian food made her feel close to her family and her heritage. It was only in 2011 that she decided to follow her heart and gave up a career in diversity and equality to enter the MasterChef competition. Since winning the title, she has cooked at the Good Food Shows and now plans to open her own restaurant serving Mauritian food. She lives in London.

Books

The Sunshine Diet: Get Some Sunshine into Your Life, Lose Weight and Feel Amazing – Over 120 Delicious Recipes

Rights

Ebury/PRH UK[World]

Synopsis

Shelina knows how easy it is to let a busy lifestyle get in the way of looking after your health. Here, the food-loving MasterChef winner shares her favourite healthy recipes, inspired by exotic holidays and her Mauritian heritage, that helped her lose over 20 kilos (3 stone).

Her diet is simple - homemade, whole food, packed with flavour and colour. Her recipes will keep you feeling full and happy as you shed the pounds and get into the best health - try Steamed Hake with Wasabi, Soy and Ginger, Baked Moroccan Eggs, Braised Chicken with Tamarind and Pak Choi, Roasted Aubergines with Fennel and Labneh and Make-ahead Banana Bread and Orange Blossom and Rose Creme Brulee. This is healthy eating made simple, effortless and sustainable.

Includes beautiful food photography and each delicious recipe comes with a calorie, sugar and fat count per portion so you know exactly what you're eating. All recipes have been nutritionally approved.

Sunshine on a Plate

Rights

Ebury/PRH UK[World]

Synopsis

The best food always brings you back home - and for MasterChef winner Shelina, home is Mauritius, a land of sea and surf, warmth and sunshine.

Shelina's dazzling food is inspired by her Mauritian heritage, and Sunshine on a Plate showcases a stunning array of simple, subtly spiced dishes - from street food like chilli cakes to comforting curries; from fresh fish dishes such as spiced red snapper to rich stews like beef with papaya; from succulent vegetables to enticing desserts, including mango, rum and lime syllabub.

With 120 family-friendly, time-saving recipes and beautiful location photography, Sunshine on a Plate takes you on a voyage of discovery to an exciting new world of flavours and tastes.