Rice & Curry: Sri Lankan Home Cooking (Paperback)

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"A terrific introduction to a great culinary tradition about which egregiously little is known. Well researched, authentic, and easy-to-follow recipes." --Anthony Bourdain

S.H. Fernando takes readers on an unforgettable culinary journey through Sri Lanka, where a typical meal is simply referred to as "rice & curry." Demystifying ingredients, spices and flavors to prove that Sri Lankan Food is a healthy option, Fernando gives us the best of generations of folk cooking traditions as well as time-saving tips and menu suggestions for the modern cook.

Included are more than 100 easy-to-follow recipes; an introduction to Sri Lanka's history, culture, and cuisine; a detailed travel section for visitors; a comprehensive spice guide, and stunning color photos throughout.

Sample recipes:

  • Roasted Curry Powder
  • Spicy Lentil Fritters (Masala Vadai)
  • Coconut Milk Gravy (Kiri Hodhi)
  • Hoppers (Appa)
  • Lamb Biryani
  • Leela's Chilaw Crab Curry (Kakuluwo Curry)
  • Fish Mustard Curry (Abba Kiri Malu)
  • Mango Curry (Amba Curry)
  • Shymala's Coconut Custard Pudding (Wattalampan)

Coverage from NPR

Product Details
ISBN: 9780781812733
ISBN-10: 0781812739
Publisher: Hippocrene Books
Publication Date: November 1st, 2011
Pages: 209
Language: English