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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 […]

jaffna twins with London Borough of Kingston

Thamarai are delighted to learn that the London Borough of Kingston upon Thames, home approximately 12,000 Tamils, is to be twinned with Jaffna – a district in the northern province of Sri Lanka. Hon. Justice C.V. Vigneswaran, the current Chief Minister of the Northern Province and head of the Tamil People’s Council, will attend the […]

Popularly known as Appam in Sri Lanka , South India and amongst the Tamil diaspora, the lighter way to eat curry will be on the lips of Londoners! Ex Ducksoup chef Emily Dobbs launched Weligama earlier this year. Since then, the pop-up has been gifting London with a whole new street food experience. Inspired by […]

The family behind Michelin-starred Indian restaurants Gymkkhana and Trishna are launching a third site in Soho, London inspired by the roadside shacks of southern India and Sri Lanka in October. Called Hoppers, it will occupy the site on Frith Street in Soho that was formerly home to Koya, a Japanese udon noodle shop. It’s scheduled […]