Rice & Curry: Sri Lankan Home Cooking — Coming This Fall on Hippocrene Books!

It’s official! My cookbook–5 years in the making–will finally be hitting bookstore shelves this Fall. It’s a major coup in that I’m not a celebrity chef or TV personality, but just a simple home cook like you. It feels doubly great to be representing the cuisine of Sri Lanka, which I grew up on, and … Continue reading Rice & Curry: Sri Lankan Home Cooking — Coming This Fall on Hippocrene Books!

Pan Asian: Chicken Braised in Wine and Sesame (San Bei Ji) – Taiwan

This original Taiwanese preparation has become a favorite in Taiwan’s beer houses.  Remarkably cheap and easy to make it packs a huge flavor. The dark meat of the drumsticks soaks up all the braising liquid of soy sauce, rice wine, and sugar, and cooking it with the bone in adds to the great taste. If … Continue reading Pan Asian: Chicken Braised in Wine and Sesame (San Bei Ji) – Taiwan