Food

These Are the Best Food Experiences in Asia – Part Two

These Are the Best Food Experiences in Asia – Part Two

Culinary travel is one of the best ways to unravel a country’s culture and unique traditions. Food experiences like cooking classes with locals, homestay meals, food tours and market tours offer a glimpse into the culinary landscape of a new destination. We asked travel bloggers […]

These Are the Best Food Experiences in Asia – Part One

These Are the Best Food Experiences in Asia – Part One

Food connects people, opens up conversations and builds friendships. When we travel, we love joining a cooking class or a food tour to learn about the culinary traditions of a new destination. While it allows us to taste local cuisines, it also teaches us many […]

Tea Stories from Around the World: Where Tea Is More Than a Drink

Tea Stories from Around the World: Where Tea Is More Than a Drink

Coming from the beautiful island of Sri Lanka, not a day passes without a cup of piping hot tea in our lives. Nathan loves his tea with a little milk, while I am a huge fan of Indian masala chai (tea) where tea leaves are […]

Breakfast in Sri Lanka: Island’s Favorite Dishes

Breakfast in Sri Lanka: Island’s Favorite Dishes

I remember in the initial days of our relationship, we decided to have a breakfast date. Not brunch. Not late breakfast. Just a real morning breakfast. We went to one of the few places in Colombo having early breakfasts and that was a hearty meal. […]

Life Is to Live: Stories Shared Over Food in Colombo

Life Is to Live: Stories Shared Over Food in Colombo

His memories take him to his childhood where he and his family would walk through the tree-clad paths after the monsoon showers, where wild, edible mushrooms popped up on old, dilapidated tree trunks.

Learning to Cook Thai Food in Chiang Mai and Other Mindful Travel Experiences

Learning to Cook Thai Food in Chiang Mai and Other Mindful Travel Experiences

“You are always smiling, ALWAYS!,” says my host couple, Nok and Aek. I live in the busy capital of Colombo and I hardly touch a knife at home. And joining an actual cooking class was a really exciting experience for me. I have previously joined […]

Casual Dining at The Tuna & The Crab in Galle Fort

Casual Dining at The Tuna & The Crab in Galle Fort

We love food. And that’s not a secret. So in an attempt to add more food-related content on our blog, we went to The Tuna & The Crab in Galle Fort. The Tuna & The Crab is actually a combination of both Nihonbashi and Ministry […]

Our Favorite Eats From September, 2018

Our Favorite Eats From September, 2018

Hello all, While you may find a lot of foodie stuff on our Instagram, It’s been a while since we talked about food here on our blog. Our actual blog. September was a good food month. Living in Colombo, not many days are good food […]

10 Sri Lankan Curry Dishes You Absolutely Have to Try in Sri Lanka

10 Sri Lankan Curry Dishes You Absolutely Have to Try in Sri Lanka

WARNING: This blog post will make you hungry. Best eaten by hand, rice & curry, in Sri Lanka is our staple meal. But don’t get fooled by the name. It isn’t only one curry as the name suggests. It’s usually three, or four….or ten. “TEN […]

Preparing Sri Lankan Rice & Curry with Ecowave Travels

Preparing Sri Lankan Rice & Curry with Ecowave Travels

“So you don’t know how to cook rice & curry, and that’s why you are here?” The Australian guest who joined us for the cooking class with Ecowave asks me. In Sri Lanka, we eat rice & curry for breakfast. We eat it for lunch. […]

No.1 Dewmini Roti Shop – Our Favourite Place to Eat in Mirissa

No.1 Dewmini Roti Shop – Our Favourite Place to Eat in Mirissa

No.1 Dewmini Roti Shop is a local family-run garden restaurent in Mirissa serving delicious roti, hoppers and many more.

Street Food in Sri Lanka That You Must Try

Street Food in Sri Lanka That You Must Try

Our favourite street food in Sri Lanka, and of course the most delicious kind of street eats every sugar plum should try.