May 23, 2024
Food Recipe

Homemade Aluwa Recipe

Aluwa is a sweet rice cake made of rice flour. This is another delicious sweet made for Sinhala and Tamil New Year. Traditionally it is a sweet most suitable to eat with a cup of black tea. While most of the other sweets are fried, aluwa doesn’t use oil. Following recipe is the most basic

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Arts & Crafts

Gems & Jewellery In Sri Lanka

Everyone has a way of expressing care and love for their loved ones. To some people it can be gifting a rare and valuable gem or a jewelry made from these beautiful gemstones. Gems come in a variety of colors at different values. Not only for jewelry but for other purposes too. In Sri Lanka

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Recipe Festivals

Homemade Mung Kavum Recipe

Mung means green gram and kavum is the deep fried sweet made with it. Mung Kavum is a very old Sinhala and Tamil New Year sweet. It is a deep fried sweet presented also in wedding receptions and for auspicious events like pirith. Following recipe is a traditional recipe which uses more kithul treacle and

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Recipe Festivals

Homemade Kokis Recipe

Kokis is a crispy, savory, golden brown avurudu sweet made during Sinhala and Tamil New Year in every household. It is said that Kokis was invented around the time when the Dutch were in power. Kokis comes from a dutch word which can be translated into “cookies”. Sri Lankans make their new year sweets with

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Sri Lanka

Yoga and Meditation in Sri Lanka

What is Yoga?Yoga is an ancient system of practices used to balance the mind and body through exercises, meditation and control of breathing and emotions. The Origin of Yoga The sun rises from the East and sun sets from the West. In the beginning of the human world, there was darkness and this so called

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Arts & Crafts Destinations History

Sigiriya – The most valuable historical site of Sri Lanka.

There are many valuable and historical places in Sri Lanka. Some are; Temple of Tooth Relic(Sri Dalada Maligawa), Sigiriya, The Eight Sacred Sites(Atamasthana), Adam’s Peak(Sri Padhaya). Among them Sigiriya is one of the most valuable historical site of Sri Lanka. It is even refered to be as the Eighth Wonder of the World. Sigiriya is

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Sri Lanka Festivals

Sinhala and Tamil New Year

The Sinhala and Tamil New Year is one of the most significant and the most awaited festival in Sri Lanka. Normaly in many countries in the world celebrates their new year on 1st of January but in some countries they celebrate or welcome their new year on different periods. Likewise in Sri Lanka , Sinhalese

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Places Wild Life

Pinnawala Elephants Orphanage

Pinnawala Elephants Orphanage is located close to Kagalle in Sabaragamuwa Province, which is the only elephants orphanage in Sri Lanka. The main purpose of creating is to provide refuge to elephants who are injured and orphaned in the wild. This contains the largest herd of captive elephants in the world. By the time, there are

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Cricket

What is Cricket? Cricket is a game played between two teams consists of 11 players in each side. It is a single combat that an individual bater play or battles against a single bowler, who has helpers as fielders. Brief Description of Origin of Cricket:- Cricket was established in England in the 18th century and

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Hill Country

Ceylon Tea

Coffee before Tea Many of the Sri Lankans in the current society might even have forgotten there was coffee grown in those plantations filled with tea now. Coffee was an everyday drink before tea was found. When the British began to completely rule the island it was costly to maintain the military presence and infrastructure

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