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Category Posts: Food

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, […]

The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s “amma canteens”, which serve cheap meals to hundreds of thousands of people daily, have become immensely popular with the poor and the middle classes. The BBC’s Geeta Pandey samples the treats at a canteen in Chennai (Madras). It’s just a few minutes after noon on a hot summer […]

Ellen makes some wholesome ‪‎South Indian‬ ‎Tamil‬ food ‘Thayir Sadam’ with Padma Lakshmi. Chennai born Tamilian Padma Lakshmi is a former American model, “Top Chef” host and cook book author. On the Ellen DeGenres Show, Padma spoke about her new memoir entitled “Love, Loss And What We Ate,” and managed to get the popular television […]