In questi giorni la nostra casa è un caos di valigie, trolley, cappelli, macchina fotografica, ultimi regali e regalini, prodotti beauty da mettere dentro “all’ultimo momento” e bollette da pagare “all’ultimo momento”. Ieri sera, apro la valigia per sistemare due/tre cosette e lei subito arriva curiosa e chiede sorniona “Cosa fai?”, “Posso aiutatti?”, prende il cappello […] ...

Fruits of Sri Lanka The Exotic Delights of this Fruitful Island From the humble banana to the notorious durian Sri Lanka boasts numerous exotic fruits and the local markets are awash with colour. Fruit market in Galle Fresh fruit – especially the ever-popular pineapple, banana and papaya – often comprise dessert in Sri Lanka. Yet, there are so many other, more exotic varieties available, ...

Milk Wine - Essentially Sri Lankan It's that time of the year again! Despite the occasional gloominess and rain in the evenings, mornings are unarguably golden. The air is festive. Oh, you can almost touch it, the sense of happiness permeating the air.Which gets me to the next point; inspiration. Christmas is a time of celebration and sharing. It has always been so for my family. ...

The Ultimate Travellers Checklist: Cold Climates A little while back, we published a checklist for those who plan to travel to hot, humid climates. It only felt natural to publish one for those who intend to travel into much cooler countries such as the United States, Canada or England during the Christmas season. Without further adieu, here is our head-to-toe checklist for cold climates. Head Cap ...

Pan Asian: Garlic Squid with Celery (Szechuan, China) Regional flavors have arrived folks! In our culinary sophistication we have finally made it past such illusory categories as “Chinese” or “Indian” food to embrace regional cuisine. In a country as vast as China, we have finally acknowledged that people eat very differently in the various parts of the land. This particular dish belongs to a category of homestyle ...

Hooked on a Veggie Feeling After two glorious days at Cinnamon Habarana with my in-laws, we are BACK with a vengeance to lose the extra pounds (yet again). Of course going to a hotel on full board means some amazing food and variety that you just can't say NO to (like blue cheese!) - and Cinnamon is by far NO exception. The continental food was ...

Appartenere a due culture è uno di quei meravigliosi doni che la vita può fare. Gattonava appena quando ha preso il suo primo volo. A 9 mesi. La seconda aveva 20 mesi, una mollettina tra i capelli, un abito da damigella e un mini-cavaliere che la teneva per mano. Sul suo viso lo stupore e […]

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