If you are a Sri Lankan, I don’t have to explain you what is “Gotu Kola” and what is “Sambola”. For non-Sri Lankans out there, Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica or Asiatic pennywort), is a leafy green with a combination of … Continue reading Gotu Kola Sambola : When Healthy Meets Tasty
‘Nai-miris’, the red-hot delight, which rules most of the Sri Lankan kitchens-no matter it is urban or rural or luxurious or authentic, is my favorite chillie flavor out of all. Being a gastronome, who prefers savory over sweets at any … Continue reading Lankans-The fire tasters and ‘Nai miris’
My love for green tea stands amongst most of the other obsessions and Matcha hit me like a train right after its entree to my book of food life! This pretty and elegant drink of green will take your breathe … Continue reading Matcha-over-Espresso?
Tori Tori Bento Box at YUMI Taj Samudra is a definite must-try if you are a die hard fan of Japanese food! This Bento box costs only Rs.1990 (15$) and extremely worth trying out because one single portion would fill … Continue reading Bento Box- The treasure locker of Japanese foodies @ YUMI Taj Samudra
Jak Tree is definitely a Jack-Pot to Sri Lanka- because it fills up hungry tummies big time. Last time I visited my grandma’s place in Giriulla, the lunch I had still makes the hungry beggar in my tummy craving for … Continue reading Kiri Kos Maaluwa(Jak-fruit cooked in coconut milk cream)-The all time favorite
‘Karawala’-is not an unfamiliar name for Sri Lankans at all as their lives are so well bound with this word of taste. Fresh sea-fish mixed with salt (sometimes river fish too), dried up in the sun for days and days … Continue reading Katta Karawala (dry fish) Themparaadhuwa-the authentic dish of Islanders
Baked Alaska-Bake for sizzling cake and Alaska for freezing ice so the name says it all! My first experience of Baked Alaska runs back to 4 years, which was made at the High tea-Galadari Hotel-Srilanka. The pretty looks with the … Continue reading Walking in the winter wonderland with Baked Alaska