Seasonal cooking shouldn’t just be about trying to cook food that is ripe or readily available. To me, it’s also a reference to cooking food that you feel like eating at a particular time of year. Now that we are finally getting to British summer time I have been thinking back to my summer holiday
My last post on Sri-Lanka is on Colombo, Sri-Lanka’s capital. Humid, chaotic and dusty, Colombo isn’t the prettiest part of Sri-Lanka but it is probably the most lively and has lots of eating options. Devilled chicken at Green Cabin Cafe Green Cabin This no frills restaurant is apparently an institution in Colombo for
“Does it taste a little gummy?” asked the Norwood Tea Factory’s resident planter, Andrew Taylor. I was swirling a mouthful of cold tea in my mouth with all the concentration that people usually reserve for wine tasting. They take their tea seriously in Sri Lanka, after all it is one of the largest tea exporting
Sri Lanka’s historic port town of Galle has plenty of upmarket eating options. Most of these are contained in hotels or guest houses as Sri Lanka does not have much of a history of restaurant eating. As Galle Fort is on the coast the seafood which was super fresh and reasonably priced was a real
Kandy Muslim Hotel Sri Lankan cuisine is criminally underrated. I can only compare it to Indian food but with more seafood and more spices. Sri Lankan food is hot, hot, hot. One of the hottest meals we had during our time in Sri Lanka was at the tiny locals restaurant in Kandy, Kandy Muslim Hotel.
My tan is already starting to fade but luckily on my honeymoon in Sri Lanka I did a cooking course so I do have a type of memento in the form of some great Sri Lankan recipes. The course was with the lovely Karuna at Sonja’s Health Food Restaurant at Unawatuna which is 10 minutes