Sri Lankan Hoppers

Sri Lankan hoppers, the bowl-shaped flatbreads made of rice flour and coconut milk, have already had their moment in Great Britain, where they have been hailed as then next sought-after street food. In my efforts to introduce folks on this side of the pond to these amazing eats, I’m starting a monthly hopper night to … Continue reading Sri Lankan Hoppers

Feeling Myanmar

Myanmar has been on my radar as a destination ever since seeing Tony Bourdain’s inaugural episode of Parts Unknown in 2013. He happened there at a unique moment when the country was slowly emerging from under the weight of military rule and opening up to the world. Bourdain was able to capture the place in … Continue reading Feeling Myanmar

Thanks, Tony

Dear Tony,   Like most everyone, I was gutted by the news of your passing. It’s only been a little more than a month, and I’m only just getting over the initial shock—at least enough to gather my thoughts. Though you were obviously wrestling with your own demons, you were much loved, brother, the type … Continue reading Thanks, Tony

Just made a fresh batch of Skiz’s Original Sri Lankan Roasted Curry Powder

The most fragrant and complex curry powder blend you will ever encounter, featuring 13 different spices and ingredients, individually roasted and ground together, is back in stock. I make these by hand in small batches from a family recipe that is who knows how old. When the esteemed food magazine Saveur caught a whiff, they … Continue reading Just made a fresh batch of Skiz’s Original Sri Lankan Roasted Curry Powder

Skiz’s Original Sri Lankan Curry Powders Available Once Again

Back by popular demand, the only gourmet, small-batch, Sri Lankan curry powder on the market returns. I started off making this magic powder exclusively for friends and family. Then they convinced me I should market it. But juggling so many things, as I am known to do, I eventually grew tired of dealing with it. … Continue reading Skiz’s Original Sri Lankan Curry Powders Available Once Again