Monthly Archives: March 2017

returning home

I was craving the spicy vegetable roti that I pretty much lived on every lunch time whilst in Sri Lanka. Cooking is a true pleasure for me and I’m happiest when in my kitchen re-creating dishes that I have tasted … Continue reading

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having eaten curry and rice every day

we were excited to be invited to cook with a friend of ours that owns a fantastic hole in the wall place in Galle Fort called Spoons. Babbis is a legend, having a natural flair for home cooked traditional dishes … Continue reading

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Having arrived in plenty of time 

for the train to Galle a few minutes before it was due we were informed to change platforms. Arriving as the train pulled in we were greeted with huge smiles and waves from the train driver as he came to … Continue reading

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Even a trip to the post office

Is a totally chilled experience here. No queues or flashing counter announcements just smiley ladies to help. The post office in Hikkaduwa is at the far end of town on the Baddegema road. Word of caution, if sending a package … Continue reading

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Having got a little braver

we’ve been using the local bus service to get about and every journey is a bit of an adventure to say the least. Staying close to the main bus station we’ve found it easy to just jump on the next … Continue reading

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an abundance of fruit and vegetables

are readily available here, the daily markets are incredible and we’ve got into our morning visits. There’s a daily market at the end of the main Hikkaduwa road that is open all day and on Sunday’s there’s a general market … Continue reading

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