Korean BBQ

Beef on the grill at Han Gook Guan, in Colombo. February 2023.

Breakfast in Pettah #6

A cook at work on Wolfendhal Street. October 2022.

• 35mm • f/2.8 • 1/125 • ISO160 • R6, with RF35/1.8 from Canon/Metropolitan

Breakfast in Pettah

An early customer waits for his rotti and tea in an alley off Keyzer Street. September 2022.

• 35mm • f/2.8 • 1/25 • ISO400 • Canon R6 & RF 35/1.8 courtesy Canon/Metropolitan.

Meanwhile, at the end of the passageway, breakfast service is already in full swing.

• 35mm • f/2.8 • 1/80 • ISO800 •

Slow Food

Sri Lankan beef curry cooked for an hour and a half over a low flame. June 2021.
Beef topside.

Spaghetti with Braised Baby Octopus alla Luciana

I was a bit heavy-handed with the tomato passata, which kind of dominated the flavours a bit too much, but not bad for a first attempt, I thought. Colombo, February 2020.

Homemade Sri Lankan Rice & Curry

A plate of rice and curry.
Beetroot, butter beans, beef curry, and bitter gourd sambol surround a mini-mountain of pachchaperumal rice, topped with the ubiquitous Sri Lankan staple, dhal.