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Chick Peas

Chick Peas

By Royston Ellis

Chick peas, that popular Spanish tapa (as garbanzos) and the main ingredient in hummus, the paste from the Middle East popular in the USA, are a favourite street food of Sri Lankans. In Sri Lanka, chick peas are known as kadala, the equivalent of gra...

Short Eats

Short Eats

By Royston Ellis

A highlight of Sri Lankan cuisine is the tiny food items known locally as “Short Eats,” or small snacks. These are savoury items such as buns, patties, pastries, vadai, fish cutlets, and more exotic snacks like stuffed, deep fried chillies. Short...