It’s ChariTEA time with Dilmah

Take time out for charitea..

On Tuesday the 16th of August from 3-5pm, Dilmah Tea and Flying Fish Restaurant will be hosting a sumptuous high tea with profits being matched dollar for dollar by Founder Merrill J. Fernando.

The funds will be used by the MJF Foundation to construct, equip and staff ‘Empowerment Centres’ for underprivileged children in Sri Lanka.

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Cooking for the kids with Variety

I love kids, I have 3 gorgeous boys. They’re constantly on the move and make every day special for me.

They’re part of the reason I support Variety: the Children’s Charity. It’s our responsibility to help kids in need wherever we can.

Last week was the “Variety of Chefs 2011” gala dinner. I was the prize and it consisted of me turning up at the winners house and cooking a curry feast for 10 people. It was won at $6500.

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Sri Lankan flavours for all!

Now you can cook with Peter at home!

Making Sri Lankan flavours possible in every kitchen Peter’s range of stir-through sauces, chutneys and salad dressings are simple to use and sure to impress in any meal.

All products are available for purchase online..


RECIPE: Sri Lankan Egg Curry

If you have my book Serendip you already have a large number of my favourite Sri Lankan recipes – this is a new one for you! If you don’t have it then here’s one to get you started.


A curry that my vegetarian Grandmother used to love, it was full of goodness and was really tasty.

Deep frying a peeled egg gives it a tofu like exterior that absorbs the gravy.

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Sushi/Sashimi Masterclass – you’re invited

Sushi and sashimi have long been the mark of a skilled chef. The ability to select the ideal cut of fish and then to slice and present it with precision and a bit of artistic flair.

I’ve spent years cooking with legendary and extremely talented chefs and have worked hard to learn the art of sushi – and now I’d like to share it with you.


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New Tea Menus at Flying Fish

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On my recent trip through Sri Lanka, filming with SBS Food, I was again lucky enough to see my friends at Dilmah. For years I’ve used and loved their teas. Tea is an integral part of life for all Sri Lankans. It’s much more than a drink. As well as relying on it for nutrients … Continue reading

Free Lunchtime Valet at Flying Fish

This is one of our friendly valet staff at the tip of Jones Bay Wharf. When you book at Flying Fish for lunch from today (21 March 2011), let us know that you would like to use the valet service – and it’s FREE!

All pre-booked lunchtime valet parking at Flying Fish will be from from 21 March 2011 – 01 August 2011.

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