In lieu of a book party, which authors customarily use to promote their books, I usually opt for throwing a supper club or “pop-up” restaurant whenever possible. In addition to allowing people to sample the food, such an event also appeals to my DIY roots in independent music. Create a program that is fun and … Continue reading The Sri Lankan Supper Club — Chicago
To set the tone for this brand new, third season of Pan Asian, I wanted to return to the essence of what the show is all about, which is to present a simple, quick, delicious, and healthy Asian meal in under 15 minutes that you can make in your own kitchen. As always, the food … Continue reading Pan Asian: Egg Noodle Soup with Chicken and Bok Choy (Thailand)
Yesterday, I had the pleasure of being on the NBC midday news in Washington D.C. for a cooking demonstration on what else but chicken curry, one of my favorite Sri Lankan dishes. Thanks to my long-running cooking show on Youtube, Pan Asian , I’m very comfortable with cooking in front of a camera. No matter … Continue reading The Curry Train Continues…On NBC4 in Washington D.C.
It would not be an exaggeration to say that I am Koo-Koo for coconuts. I love everything about them–the milk, the water, the oil, and, of course, the white “meat,” all of which is heavily utilized in Sri Lankan cooking. Until recently, the coconut’s highest profile in the west most probably came in candy bar … Continue reading Koo Koo for Coconuts!