Peppermint Cafe

Peppermint Cafe

Colombo, Dec 7 (@serial.eaters #Instagram) So, we were really excited to check out Peppermint Cafe, not just because of the pretty pictures of the place & food, that we’ve been seeing on their Instagram feed, but also because friends who’d been there already seemed to either love it, or hate it, with no in-between. We […]

“Minister of Crab” offers authentic local cuisine in Sri Lanka

“Minister of Crab” offers authentic local cuisine in Sri Lanka

by Zhu Ruiqing, Jamila Najmuddin Colombo, June 22 (Xinhua) — For those who hear its name for the first time, “Ministry of Crab” sounds like a government department. Located in the 400-year-old Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct in Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo, the “ministry” is actually one of the most renowned restaurants in the island country. […]

Unique composition of mother’s milk reduces food sensitivity among infants

Unique composition of mother’s milk reduces food sensitivity among infants

The unique composition of a mother’s breast milk may help to reduce food sensitivity in her infant, report researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine with colleagues in Canada. The findings, publishing in the June 15 issue of Allergy, further highlight the health role of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs), which are not found in infant formula. 

Sri Lanka was a pioneer in ice manufacturing in South Asia

Sri Lanka was a pioneer in ice manufacturing in South Asia

Ice manufacturing in colonial Sri Lanka in the second half of the 19 th.century was a landmark in South Asian history.  The Sri Lankan ice making industry was the first and the earliest in the region. The name of the pioneering company has changed several times over the years. Today it is known as Elephant House. Of course, Elephant House is no longer limited to the manufacturing of ice. It is known for its ice creams and aerated drinks, writes anthropologist Dr.Lopamudra Maitra Bajpai.

Shangri La, Colombo, offers a great Iftar feast this Ramadan

Shangri La, Colombo, offers a great Iftar feast this Ramadan

Colombo, May 24 (newsin.asia) – This Ramadan season, Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo celebrates the tradition of the fasting month with thoughtful offerings and a great Iftar feast in its famous all day dining restaurant – Table One – and the Sapphyr Lounge. Table One – As the sun sets, spend blessed time with family and friends […]

Maldives govt restores liquor, pork licence to opposition leader’s resorts

Maldives govt restores liquor, pork licence to opposition leader’s resorts

Male, January 23 (Avas): The Maldivian government late Monday granted a temporary liquor and pork license to the embattled Villa Group of resorts wned by the opposition Jumhoory Party leader Gasim Ibrahim, in a bid to address concerns over the impact on the fragile tourism industry following a crackdown on the group. Customs along with […]

Book on Nepali health foods which tickle the taste buds too

Book on Nepali health foods which tickle the taste buds too

By Frances Bulathsinghala In this modern age in which the mushrooming of fast food joints has only increased the frequency of visits to the doctor, there has appeared a book entitled “Nepali Home Cooking of Healthy Living” by Sharada Jnawali and Cibeleh Da Mata, which contains Nepali vegetarian recipes which contribute to health even as […]

Australian Master Chef George Calombaris works his charm in Sri Lanka

Australian Master Chef George Calombaris works his charm in Sri Lanka

Colombo, June 9 (newsin.asia) – Cinnamon Life welcomed the renowned Australian chef, restaurateur and MasterChef judge George Calombaris to Sri Lanka, at an exclusive media gathering held at the Cinnamon Grand Colombo. George’s visit is the very first high-profile lifestyle event, to be hosted by Cinnamon Life as part of the brand’s ongoing effort to […]