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I love Sri Lanka. It’s actually quite incredible because I didn’t expect to enjoy this little country as much as I did. I hadn’t really thought about it much till I had to visit and I kept thinking of it as an extension of South India, Kerala in particular. While I did find a lot of similarities specially the love for curry leaves and just genuinely being beautiful people, it would be a shame to clump them together. Sri Lanka is distinct and different, diverse and delightful. I have yet to come across a country where the people are just…

For the last few years I had friends tell me how intensely beautiful Sri Lanka is and how I must make a trip. While I agreed that it must be beautiful I felt due to its close proximity to India, it was one of those places I could visit anytime and was also pushed further down on my list of countries to visit. I honestly couldn’t have been more foolish. This lopsided logic of it being close and extremely affordable so I should visit later is silliest  thing because it really should have been the other way around. I was…

It’s been a while since I posted a recipe on the blog. It’s not because I haven’t been cooking ( I cook almost everyday) I think it’s just because I’ve been lazy and most of the stuff I’ve made is quite pedestrian and mostly diet friendly. On a recent trip to Sri Lanka, courtesy Cinnamon Hotels,  I had the pleasure meet the one and only Chef Marco Pierre White ( more about that soon ) I got to explore this beautiful country and went a little nuts over their food. During this trip I got a chance to devour a…