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Gotukola Sambol

12 April 2009
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Gotukola Sambol

I’m participating in a new-for-me food blogging type of event – it’s called Weekend Herb Blogging and this week it’s hosted by Chriesi at Almond Corner. Gotukola, also called gotu kola (Centella asiatica), is an herb that grows wild in this part of the world and is commonly sold at grocery stores, vegetable shops,...
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It’s All About the Cheese!

22 December 2008
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We normally do our grocery shopping at the Arpico in Nugegoda, but today, we opted to go to the Arpico in Battaramulla. The reason? Cheese. Yep. It’s all about cheese. 😀 See, cheese is only sold in a very few limited places in Sri Lanka. Sure, there’s “cheese”, or local cheese, which is usually...
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Howdy and welcome to my site! I'm Laurie and I'll be your, er, hostess today. :)

I'm a Canadian expat currently living in Singapore. I'm married to a Sri Lankan and lived in Sri Lanka for nearly a decade. We also lived in New Zealand for half a year.

I cook Sri Lankan curries, sambols, and mallungs. I bake bread using wild yeast (sourdough that isn't sour). I bake on the stove. I experiment with Indian / Malaysian / Indonesian / Thai / whatever cuisines interest me. And I experiment wildly.

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