Ayurveda, translating in Sanskrit as ‘life-knowledge’ travelled across the ocean from India to Sri Lanka thousands of years ago.
I was introduced to this irresistibly fruity cheesecake at the Old Palm House in Galle; a charming refurbished colonial house in perfect harmony of contemporary, stylish design and original character.
Rudrani Devi Das is a talented artist, model and blogger of Sri Lankan/Norwegian descent, based in the picturesque countryside of Kandy with her father and teacher Rahju; one of the most celebrated artists of Sri Lanka.
Tuk tuks, (also known as rickshaws, trishaws, three-wheelers) are ubiquitous across Sri Lanka in a kaleidoscope of colours, in fact, you’ll rarely walk far anywhere without being approached by a driver, especially in Colombo.
Next up on my top Sri Lankan recipes is an absolute favourite of mine; Jetwing’s mouth-watering chicken curry. It’s surprisingly straightforward and works alongside any vegetable dishes in addition to a side of Pol Rotti bread- us Brits like something to dip!