This pen drawing by Gunesekera illustrates the Sri Lankan dish Stringhoppers. The drawing was used to create three real dishes to be photgraphed at a later date for the story.
|Date of Creation / Publication||1995|
|Associated Person/ Organisation|
|Collection and Reference Number||Romesh Gunesekera Collection (GB 2661 RG)|
|Copyright||The Creator and/ or the associated|
|Access to originals||The originals are located with Romesh Gunesekera|
|Series notes||Stringhoppers was a short story written by Romesh Gunesekera. It was published in 'Food - The Vital Stuff' by Granta Books in the winter of 1995. The digitsed items in this file feature a manuscript, a drawing and a photograph of stringhoppers. In Gunesekera's story, he describes stringhoppers as "a saucer sized pancake of vermicelli squeezed out of a perforated mould".|
|Collection notes||The Romesh Gunesekera Collection contains digital extracts of his short stories and novels, as well as several poems. The material also includes photographs, handwritten detailed research notes, and annotated manuscripts.|