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Delft Island – Treasure at the meeting of the seven seas

Delft Island – Treasure at the meeting of the seven seas

By Juliet Coombe

This small enigmatic island 30 kilometers from the Jaffna Peninsula can only be reached upon passing the suckling current of the ‘meeting place of the unpredictable often forbidding seven seas’, and the lighthouse which allows one a glimpse of In...

Sweet Jaffna- Jaffna Jaggery

Sweet Jaffna- Jaffna Jaggery

By Juliet Coombe

Prized by the Portuguese, loved and traded by the Dutch and over indulged in by the British who found the raw sweetness an irresistible addition to drinking cups of tea. Nothing it seems can compare to the golden brown Jaffna jaggery, which is sold d...

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