Welcome to the Monsoon Harvest


Monsoon Harvest is a cooking school that aims to bring authentic Sri Lankan cuisine to Melbourne society. Having learnt the art of Sri Lankan cuisine, the ultimate foodie’s dream would be, of course, to visit and explore the Isle of Spices.

Our cooking Classes Cover a Variety of Topics

Meet the Team of Our cooking Tutors

Daniel Siriman


Daniel Siriman who was born in Sri Lanka learned to cook from his father. His love for cooking and savouring food was largely influenced by …

Salt Harvest

Salt is produced through the natural evaporation of sea water. Salt water is captured in shallow ponds and allowed to evaporate by the sun and wind. During this process, a salt bed forms on the bottom of the pond. Puttalam, North Western Sri Lanka.

Daily Catch

Fisherman pulling a net containing fish back to shore from sea, whilst seagulls are looking for a feed. Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka

Food Offering

Food plays an important role in rituals and worship. Tamil women cooking food in a makeshift, roadside kitchen for offering. Jaffna, Northern Sri Lanka


Colombo, Sri Lanka


Baby monks during an alms giving ceremony. Gampaha, Western Province, Sri Lanka


Tea being plucked in Ella. Central Highlands, Sri Lanka

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