Missing the taste of home: Singapore-born winner of MasterChef Australia Sashi Cheliah started cooking regularly only in 2012

Singapore-born Sashikumar Cheliah, who is a prison officer, had never considered himself a good cook and has no formal culinary training.
Singapore-born Sashikumar Cheliah, who is a prison officer, had never considered himself a good cook and has no formal culinary training.PHOTO: LIFETIME ASIA

SINGAPORE - While he occasionally helped his mother in the kitchen as a child, Singapore-born Sashikumar Cheliah never considered himself a good cook.

In fact, he did not start cooking regularly until he moved to Australia in 2012 and found himself missing the taste of Singaporean dishes he had grown up with.

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