I think we finally put this bad boy to bed. I’m talking about my cookbook, Rice & Curry: Sri Lankan Home Cooking. After a summer of editing and design, revisions and redesign we’re ready to pull the trigger and send this thing to the printer. couldn’t have done it alone: Thanks to my editor, Priti … Continue reading FINALLY!!!!
I must have been a Jamaican in a past life because I love Red Stripe Beer, I love Jamaican music (i.e. reggae and dub) and I love Jamaican food. And like Jamaicans, who love their food hot, laced with a plenty of Scotch bonnet peppers (aka habaneros), the hottest chili on earth before the discovery … Continue reading Pan Asian: Jamaican Curry Goat
The enchanting island of Sri Lanka, located just off the southern tip of India, has long been considered “The Pearl of the Indian Ocean,” and its unique and delicious cuisine reflects this singular status. While sharing many spices and ingredients in common with its neighbor to the north, Sri Lankan food, popularly known as “rice … Continue reading Food = Art Presents: The Sri Lankan Supper Club Dinner @ The Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD
Eggplant or brinjals (Vambotu in Sinhalese) was never a favorite of mine growing up. That is, until I tasted this dish at a dinner party given by some Sri Lankan friends. Ever since then, when we’ve gone to their house, I have to have it, and the hostess Aunty Manel always indulges my request. This … Continue reading Pan Asian: Aunty Manel’s Special Eggplant Curry (Sri Lanka)