Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Guest Hosting Flavors of Sri Lanka Event

Hello Friends,


I welcome Flavors of Series event once again to my blog. I feel honored that I could host it 2nd time. Thanks Nayna for letting me. First time around was Flavors of Bengal. And, this time we are going international to India's neighboring country, Sri Lanka.


Source: Wikipedia
Sri Lanka is an island surrounded by the Indian Ocean, the Gulf of Mannar and the Palk Strait, and lies in the vicinity of India and the Maldives. It is part of South Asia.


The customary diet in Sri Lanka are rice and curry, pittu (mixture of fresh rice meal, lightly roasted and mixed with fresh grated coconut, then steamed in a bamboo mould), Kiribath (cooked in thick coconut cream for this unsweetened rice-pudding which is accompanied by a sharp chili relish called "lunumiris"), Roti (made from stoneground wholemeal flour, traditionally known as Atta flour), String hoppers (prepared by mixing rice flour with hot water and salt), wattalapam (rich pudding of Malay origin made of coconut milk, jaggery, cashew nuts, eggs, and various spices including cinnamon cloves and nutmeg), kottuhoppers ("appa"), etc.[267] Jackfruit may replace rice and curries at times. Traditional meals are usually served on plantain leaf.


Isn't that all fascinating and so tempting to try. Did you see how most of the food is gluten-free. Now, that you understand Sri Lankan Cuisine to an extent, all you need to do is cook a dish from Sri Lanka (Vegetarian only, no meat or seafood allowed, Eggs allowed only in baking) and send it my way before31st December 2011. This event will run from 1st Dec 2011- 31st Dec 2011.
Here are some basic rules for this event:


Mandatory:
  • Vegetarian dishes only, no meat or seafood allowed, Eggs allowed only in baking.
  • Use of logo as it promotes the event.
  • Multiple entries and Achieved entries allowed if updated with the event details.
  • Entries must Include link back this announcement and original announcement.
  • Non bloggers can participate by emailing image and recipe.
  • Send entries in this format to priya.mitharwal@gmail.com
Subject: Flavors of Sri Lanka
Your Name:
Blog Name:
Post Name:
Post URL:
Include Image no larger than 300 pixels.



So, what are you waiting for? Let's cook wonderful dishes from Sri Lanka and enjoy another international cuisine :)


That's all for now. Take care till next post.

13 comments:

Priya said...

Happy Hosting Priya..

Torviewtoronto said...

happy hosting looking forward to send lots :)

Amina Khaleel said...

Happy hosting.. will try sending my entries..

DHIVYA said...

Happy Hosting Priya.. Will try to send some entries

Amy said...

wow!!Happy to see an event for Sri Lankan food.Basically daily Sri Lankan Meal consists of Rice & few curries.Do you know that our meal is not complete if there is no any dish with any kind of 'green leaves'?We consume a lot of green leaves....
Will definitely participate
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Raksha said...

Do participate in the Desserts with Coconuts event and giveaway on my blog.
http://rakshaskitchen.blogspot.com/2011/12/announcing-my-first-event-and-giveaway.html

Rajee Mani said...

Great theme for the event. I have a cookbook on Sri Lankan cuisine. Guess its about time I blog something from that :-) Will try to send an entry.

simply.food said...

Thanks Priya for this beautiful announcement and for hosting the event.

Now Serving said...

ah! this is a nice event - happy hosting - will be away from blogging for a while :) cheers, priya

PJ said...

Already bookmarked a few dishes for this event.Will send them across.Happy hosting Priya :)

Roshni said...

Will send something for the event. Happy hosting

Archana said...

Happy hosting Priya

Torviewtoronto said...

sent two entries to your event

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