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A-Z Introduction to Sri Lankan Food & Drink

Fresh, local produce is plentiful and widely available in a variety of mouth-watering dishes across Sri Lanka. There are also likely to be many foods you haven’t tried or perhaps even heard of before which alone is one of the many highlights of visiting this beautiful country; making your joyful way through the diversity of indigenous foods & local cuisine.

PHOTODIARY: Galle Fish Market

Close to Galle Fort there is a lively, local fish market along the coast, bustling daily with the freshest maalu (‘fish’ in Sinhala) direct from the waters of the Indian Ocean. You will see locals crowding and haggling over the catch of the day as they are literally offloaded on site; encompassing a real essence of unadulterated Sri Lankan life.

Jetwing’s Sri Lankan Chicken Curry Recipe

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!