Monthly Archives: May 2013

Darjeeling tea cream, poached pears, quinoa crumble and salted meringue walnuts

Many moons ago, I chanced upon a magazine with a plated dessert with a Oolong cream, quince jelly, and gingerbread crumble. I was enchanted by the flavours and how a simple dessert can look so incredibly elegant. That plate was … Continue reading

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My Ceylon adventure Part V: Food in Sri Lanka

This will be the final installment of my posts on my travels in Sri Lanka. Head on to check out my other Sri Lanka travel posts via the following links if you have not: Cultural triangle, Kandy and Hill Country, … Continue reading

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Sticky date pudding

I remember my first taste of sticky date pudding. It was on a particularly cold winter’s day during a family vacation in Margaret River, Western Australia.  We sat down for lunch in the restaurant of one of the vineyards. I … Continue reading

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My Ceylon adventure Part IV: Ceylon tea factory tour

As promised, here’s the post on my visit to the tea plantations and tea factories in Sri Lanka. I have to dedicate a post to the tea country because it’s very definitive of Sri Lanka. Correct me if I’m wrong … Continue reading

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My Ceylon adventure Part III: Galle and Bentota

Feeling rejuvenated by our quiet walks in the Hill country, we headed towards the Southern coast of the island. The scenery changed from the greens and browns to the sparkling shades of blues as we drove by coastal towns. We … Continue reading

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