Idiyappam recipe To make idiyappam, you'll also need an idiyappam maker and steamer and idiyappam flour, which you can buy online … [Read more...]
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If you want to make string hoppers, you need an idyappam maker of some sort. String hoppers (idiyappam) are long, thin strands created by pressing idyappam dough through small holes. Idyappam making machines are predominantely hand-operated, requiring some force to extrude the fine noodles. When I tried my hand at making string hoppers in Sri Lanka, we used a wooden idiyappam … [Read more...]
During our 1 month in Cambodia, not only did we sample loads of interesting dishes and take a Cambodian cooking class, we also visited a sensational fish and crab market, not far from Kampot. It was bristling with local seafood, great fun to explore and sample. It was slightly less gruesome than a market in Cambodia near Battambang, where snakes and freshly skinned rodents … [Read more...]
Our deep south road trip took us through Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Mississippi, and Louisiana. These states are classically considered the deep south of the USA and the further south we got, the better our food experiences became. Southern style cooking is certainly something not to be missed and for this Aussie chef, it was a new and fascinated experience. I'm not … [Read more...]
Sri Lanka is famous as a fruit producing destination and you will certainly sample some amazing and delicious Sri Lankan fruits during your stay. Expect a selection of fruit on your hotel's buffet every morning, each perfectly ripe and sweet from the fertile soil, abundant water and tropical sun. Sri Lankan fruits are tropical, of course, and similar to those found in all other … [Read more...]