Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Food

Coriander (Kothamalli)

Like other spices coriander is available throughout the year providing a fragrant flavor that is reminiscent of both citrus peel and sage. The fruit of the coriander plant contains two seeds which, when dried, are the portions used as the...

Bee Honey (Mee Pani)

Honey bees (or honeybees) are a subset of bees in the primarily distinguished by the production and storage of honey and the construction of perennial, colonial nests out of wax. Honey bees are the only extant members of the tribe Apini, all in the genus Apis. Currently, there are only...

Curry Leaves (Karapincha Kola)

Its leaves are used in many dishes in Sri Lanka and neighbouring countries. Often used in curries, the leaves generally go by the name “curry leaves”, though they are also translated as “Karapincha  leaves”It is a small tree, growing...

Rampe Leaves

Commonly known as pandan leaves and is used widely in Southeast Asian cooking as a flavoring. The characteristic aroma of pandan is caused by the aroma The leaves are used either fresh or dried, and are commercially available in frozen...

Red Onion (Rathu Lunu)

Red onions, sometimes called purple onions, are cultivars of the onion with purplish red skin and white flesh tinged with red. These onions tend to be medium to large in size and have a mild to sweet flavor They are often consumed raw, grilled or...

Onion

The onion which is also known as the bulb onion,common onionis the most widely cultivated species of the genus. The genus Allium also contains a number of other species variously referred to as onions and cultivated for food, Onions are often chopped and used as an...

Salt (Lunu)

Salt is known as Table salt or Rock salt. Salt is one of the basic human taste. For human consumption salt is produced in different forms.Unrefined salt, such as sea salt, Refined salt , such as Table salt &...

Pepper Grains (Gammiris)

Which is usually dried and used as a spice and seasoning. Black pepper is native to south India, Dried ground pepper has been used since antiquity for both its flavour and as a medicine. Black pepper is the world’s most traded spice. It is one of...

Cummin (Suduru)

Cummin (Cuminum cyminum) is a flowering plant  in the family  Apiaceae. Native from the East Meditterranean to India  it owns seeds used in recepies of many different cultures, in both whole and ground form. The name comes from ancient...

Cinnamon (Kurundu)

A spice obtained from the iner bark of the tree. Cinnamon is used in sweet & savory foods, the cinnamon bark is mostly used as a condiment and as a flavoring. In Mexico its known that cinnamon is used...
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