Sunday 25th March 2018
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Category Posts: Food

Guests were warmly greeted with a traditional Tamil welcome as they entered the 2018 Jaffna Festival hosted by Cinnamon Grand Colombo. Last year’s event attracted 4000 diners and received wonderful reviews. This year the festival ran for 10 days between the 15th & 25th February, showcasing the diversity of Jaffna’s indigenous cuisine, art & music. […]

London based Veechu have a new Tamil Street-food stall (serving dishes from Sri Lanka & South India) in Brick Lane, famous for its abundance of Bangladeshi restaurants, fashion & lifesyle markets. You can find them on Sundays at Upmarket in the Old Truman Brewery. Sunday Upmarket first opened its doors in September 2004, housing more […]

Their videos have been viewed by millions across the globe and yet they seem unnerved. South India’s grandmothers have taken the internet by storm, with activities that most, half their age, would find daunting. Mastanamma is a 106-year-old youtuber & grandmother from the Southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. She is the star of the […]

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 […]