Shelina Permalloo

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Shelina Permalloo is an English cook, author and winner of the MasterChef 2012 UK TV show competition.

Born in Southampton to Mauritian immigrant parents, Permalloo was working as a Project Manager in London when she decided to participate in MasterChef UK 2012. In the final she beat Andrew Kojima and Tom Rennolds with her final menu: octopus served on marinated fennel and ginger; mutton curry with a chilli pumpkin roulade; mango cannelloni filled with lime curd.[1]

After winning MasterChef, she worked in various London-based restaurants. Her first book Sunshine on a Plate was published by Ebury Press on 20 June 2013 and contains recipes inspired by Mauritius.[2] Her second book The Sunshine Diet was published on 1 January 2015.[3] Shelina opened her first restaurant "Lakaz Maman" in Southampton in April 2016.[4]

Publications[edit]

  • Sunshine on a Plate (2013)
  • The Sunshine Diet (2015)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dailymail.Co.UK/Masterchef-winner-2012-Shelina-Permalloo-crowned-female-champion".
  2. ^ "Food book of the week: Sunshine on a Plate by Shelina Permalloo". Mail Online. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  3. ^ "The Sunshine Diet, Get Some Sunshine into Your Life, Lose Weight and Feel Amazing – Over 120 Delicious Recipes by Shelina Permalloo". www.penguin.co.uk. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Masterchef's Shelina Permalloo opens restaurant in Southampton". Daily Echo. Retrieved 26 February 2018.

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