Writer, producer, and gastronaut S.H. Fernando Jr., aka “Skiz,” is the author of Rice & Curry: Sri Lankan Home Cooking (Hippocrene Books), a New York Times notable cookbook. Fernando has traveled extensively around Sri Lanka where he has a large extended family. He showed Anthony Bourdain around the island for an episode of the popular Travel Channel show No Reservations, and has also guided MTV and VICE. Harvard and Columbia grad Fernando displays his boundless passion for the food, culture, and history of his homeland as he delivers a side of Sri Lanka that few tourists have the opportunity to experience.
In addition to the curated excursions offered here, Skiz also specially designs tours to suit your needs.
A short film produced, shot, and edited by Skiz that pays homage to one of the people who taught him how to cook.