Dinner in Pettah

A kiosk on Keyzer Street provides a light takeaway to weary workers heading for home. Colombo, January 2023.

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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.

A Contemporary Sri Lankan Rice & Curry

Modern Sri Lankan Rice & Curry #4 by Son of the Morning Light on 500px.com
Unpolished endemic red kuruluthuda rice, with white jackfruit curry, stir-fried kangkung, and farm fresh pork sausages. 
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Chinese Takeaway Heaven

Chinese Takeaway Heaven by Son of the Morning Light on 500px.com
Sauced belly pork with noodles, from Che Che’sColombo.
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Waiting for Dinner in Wolvendaal

Waiting for Dinner, Wolvendaal, Colombo #2 by Son of the Morning Light on 500px.com
Customers wait for a food cart to start selling on Wolfendhal Street, Colombo, Sri Lanka. September 2018.