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Sri Owen Books & Biography


Born in Sumatra, Indonesia, Sri Owen moved to Britain in 1964 and is an internationally renowned author, lecturer and cook whose admired and authoritative books include The Rice Book (winner of the André Simon award), Indonesian and Thai Cookery, Indonesian Regional Food and Cookery and Healthy Thai Cooking. Since she was first published in 1976, Sri has become the foremost authority on Indonesian food in Britain and is one of the ‘grandes dames’ of the British foodie scene. She was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Guild of Food Writers Awards, 2017.