Author Sai Yoganathan's cookbook A Kitchen Well-Travelled is dedicated to her father who died of a brain tumour. 100% of the author's royalties from the sales of the cookbook will go to the New Zealand Brain Tumour Trust. Sai was born in Jaffna, a peninsula in the northern province of Sri Lanka. She described this book as her "ultimate recipe collection", showcasing her family traditions, childhood memories, culinary adventures and travel experiences from around the world. Sai began her gastronomic journey in Sri Lanka and added many recipes to her repertoire during her tenures in Africa, New Zealand and Australia. Her style embraces traditional techniques and exotic spices from her motherland, whilst combining modern elements inspired by different cuisines from around the world.