Sri Lankan Flavours: A Journey Through the Island's Food and Culture


Huge glass jars stood on the shelves, full of cardamom, curry powder and cloves. Dried fish hung from the ceiling. Sambols were made using huge mortars and pestles. Chutneys and pickles were mixed by women sitting on low stools. And outside in the lush garden grew curry leaf plants, lime trees, pepper and coffee plants, while red rice was delivered straight from the surrounding paddies. Chef Channa Dassanayaka returned to Sri Lanka to rediscover the flavours, places and memories of his childhood. He travelled to the bustling city of Colombo, where the streets are full of the hot spicy aromas of Sri Lankan food, and also to the hill country where he revisited his grandmother's village to savour the traditional read more

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ISBN:

9781740660662

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

168

Dimensions:

25cm x 21cm

RRP:

$34.99

Category:

Food

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 January 2010

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Channa Dassanayaka