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Restaurateur Nisha Katona travels around the UK for her new series, meeting passionate home cooks to discover family recipes passed down through generations from across the Indian subcontinent. In this series of “Recipes That Made Me”, viewers get an insight into cuisine from Punjab, Sri Lanka, Kashmir & Bangladesh. In episode 2, Nisha is in […]

Could this be the most picturesque setting for a Sri Lankan breakfast or brunch in London. Whilst the sun is out, we highly recommend a visit to the lakeside “Pavilion Bakery” in Hackney’s Victoria Park. Get there nice and early as the spot is very popular, not just for the idyllic scenery but the thoughtful […]

The iconic Kothu Roti was given the spotlight in the heart of Toronto on Sunday 28th July at KothuFest 2018. Now in its third year, Kothufest is an independent food festival organised by members of the Tamil & Sri Lankan communities in Canada. Making the shift from Scarborough to downtown Toronto’s Yonge–Dundas Square, the organisers […]

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 […]