The quest to cooking the perfect rice, is a journey both immensely satisfying (when successful!) and painfully arduous (when not!). Rice is one of my absolute favourite foods ever, and I cook it pretty much all the time. Yet I have too often felt like a pendulum swinging between success and failure. I'm saving you from this balancing act, as I reckon this recipe will give you the right steer to reaching the nirvana of a well cooked bowl of rice!Read More
Easter Eggs come in all shapes and sizes, and for those of you who are craving a little spice after your something nice this weekend this Sri Lankan Egg Curry will do the trick!Read More
Sri Lankan patties are one of the most traditional short eats, and my favourite snack ever! These little gems hold all the sunny flavours of fish, spices and potato wrapped in beautifully crisp and golden cases. The process of folding each little pocket can be done with nothing more than love for the people you are making it for.Read More
Today I bring you another wonderful vegetable to try out, one which is providing me with all the goodness to kick start my self care Sunday :) I am so keen to show you all that you don't need to fall prey to fad diets of chia seeds and juice cleanses to keep your body happy. You can enjoy a healthy life with your belly full!!!Read More
Meat free? Say no more, this dhal curry has got you covered!
Nowadays more and more people have decided to eat less meat. Friends of mine who are recent converts are desperately trying to find ways of making their mealtimes less daunting and more exciting. And who can blame them, when the only ways people seem to do it is to steam some kale and smash an avocado... yawn!Read More
Feeling lazy? Try this 'one pot' wild rice lamb biryani to be your saucy new date.
Biryani is one of my absolute favourite dishes! Cooked in one pot with an infusion of different spices, it makes the mouth water from start to finish. The addition of wild rice really makes the dish into its own, where the blend of textures and slightly nutty undertones provides the perfect backdrop to bringing out the sweetness of the lamb.Read More
Everyone has gone bloomin Avocado mad and I fear that these lovable chums will be forgotten when the next new fad comes in. However they will long be loved and treasured in Sri Lanka, where they are grown (in giant sizes!) and ripened in the sun and enjoyed in so many amazing ways!Read More
This is a great summer time supper that my family and I are really enjoying as the weather starts to warm up. The yoghurt marinade that the chicken is baked in keeps the chicken so succulent that the leftovers during the week are worth keeping. The green beans and sesame have a great crunch to them which pairs beautifully with the soft baked aubergines. The fresh raita is a perfect addition to cool down the kick of the chilli - if you can't handle the heat!Read More
These little raw sweet sesame balls are perfect for that energy kick - packed full of nutrients and none of the naughty stuff! Tastes good on the lips, looks great on the hips!Read More