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Category Posts: Food

Ceylon Tea & French Patisserie

We had a wonderful time filming at “Lanka”, run by French & modern British cuisine chef Masayuki Hara, specialising in homemade French-style cakes and pure Ceylon teas. Located a short walk from Finchley Road Station in a thriving hub for the British Japanese community, the family owned and run business collaborates with the Euphorium Tea […]

We caught up with the team behind Papi’s Pickles during their two week pop-up at Borough Market in London. The family run social enterprise provides fresh and tasty South Indian and Sri Lankan food and pickles. Founded by Abi Ramanan, Papi’s Pickles work with unemployed women from these communities who live in the UK, providing […]

Thank you to everyone who attended the first-ever ‘Jaffna Food & Music Festival’ in London, presented by Thamarai.com & Ruby’s Catering. The event took place on Saturday 6th August at the Nakshatra Hall in Feltham, West London. The festival featured a variety of dance & music workshops, musical performances, traditional cuisine & street food. Here is a quick trailer with plenty […]

Food is their life and a language they are at ease with. So what better way to tell their story than through food? So much more than just a cookbook, HANDMADE tells the stories of 34 women of Sri Lanka, in the time of war, before and after, through food. With beautifully transcribed stories and […]

Photos by Helen Fickling & Charles Hopkinson For five days each year, London houses its own little Garden of Eden in the heart of the city. Every May, since 1912, gardeners from all across the world make their way to the Chelsea Flower Show, turning the capital in to a heavenly paradise with their beautiful, […]