Sri Lankan rice and curry of (clockwise from bottom left) gotukola mallum (shredded Indian pennywort), curried pumpkin in coconut milk, fried leeks, jackfruit seeds with cabbage, stir-fried carrot, deep fried bitter gourd, date and lime jam, and (in the centre) kaluheeneti rice and chicken curry.

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.