Please join me for a light, healthy, SPICY dinner on Thursday: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-introduction-to-rice-curry-sri-lankan-home-cooking-with-gastronaut-skiz-fernando-bazaar-spices-tickets-26312953753 Continue reading Rice & Curry @ Union Market DC, Thursday, July 21st
Welcome to the pilot episode of Off The Eaten Path, a new series in development from Cinqua and Film Food. We’ve all drooled, probably with more than a tinge of jealousy, as TV personalities like Anthony Bourdain and Andrew Zimmern tuck into exotic dishes in far away lands. Chances are we’ll never have the time … Continue reading Off The Eaten Path: Brooklyn Chinatown
Regular readers of my blog know that I love to discover new and interesting places to eat–especially if they are serving something hot, spicy, and delicious that you can’t get anywhere else. As my YouTube channel attests, I have documented my culinary travels “Off the Eaten Path” for years. Currently I am in the process of … Continue reading Off The Eaten Path: ‘Little Pakistan’ (Brooklyn)
If there’s something I love more than cooking Sri Lankan food, it’s showing other people how easy it is to make at home. So, once again, I am returning to the Hill Center in DC’s Capitol Hill neighborhood, to demonstrate how it’s done. The three-hour class is hand-on and immersive, and afterwards I … Continue reading Learn Sri Lankan Home Cooking @ The Hill Center DC on March 28th
South Indian cuisine has a reputation for being some of spiciest, most flavorful food around. A lot of times, however, people mistakenly believe it is strictly vegetarian. Not so for Chettinad cuisine, which is the food of the Chettiars, a group of Tamils in southern India who do eat certain meats (i.e. mutton, chicken) and … Continue reading Pan Asian: Chettinad Shrimp (South India)
My goto spot for Sri Lankan products has long been the friendly, mom-and-pop operation called Spice Lanka located in a Derwood, MD strip mall. There isn’t a thing you can get in Sri Lanka that Spice Lanka does not carry–including hot and fresh “short-eats,” or traditional Sri Lankan snacks, as well as labor intensive … Continue reading Spice Lanka Serving Weekend Sri Lankan Buffet!
I’m kicking off the 5th season of Pan Asian, with a quick, easy and delicious dish I’ve enjoyed at restaurants as well as at home. It’s called Dak Gogi, or Korean BBQ chicken, and I’ve love how it’s eaten almost as much as the dish itself. Once you’ve made the chicken, you slice it … Continue reading Pan Asian: BBQ Chicken Lettuce Wraps (Dak Gogi) — Korea