4th of July Toast

Independence Day, also commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States of America. While choosing recipes for American  Breakfast, I thought it was a wonderful idea to depict their flag. I know people go crazy with the National Flag and do all sorts of things. They paint their…

Turkish Bird’s Nest

BM # 44 International ABC Cooking Cooking with Alphabets : T Meal Type : Sweet Turkey Country Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a contiguous transcontinental country, When you ask a Turk what to eat as a Turkish dessert, baklava is the most common answer. Turks love sweets and baklava is a fine example…

Sri Lankan Cauliflower Frikadels

While choosing my dishes for Sri Lankan Cuisine, Cauliflower Frikadels caught my attention. I chose my recipes from The Wonders of Vegetarian Cooking, these Frikadels are just like Indian Pakoras. The taste is very similar, though these are made by marinating the cauliflower with coconut and spices.  The batter too is different , but they…

Sinhalease Acharu

Pickles always perk up a meal. I have always been fond of these but very recently have kind of given up on these.While making this meal, I made a very very small batch of the pickle, as I wanted to taste and get the Sri Lankan flavours of pickle.  The pickle tasted really good and…

Sri Lankan Beetroot Salad

While making Sadya from Kerala,  I read about the beet root pachadi, which is quite the same as beet root raita, just a different name. The Sri Lankan version is different though. Instead of using curd they use Mayo, and the result, just amazing. It’s a simple recipe but unbelievable flavor. For pickled cucumbers, I grated them…