A Review of Leith’s Indian and Sri Lankan Cookery

Sri Lanka is a tropical paradise with a civil war that has been happening in the northern part of the island for over twelve years. This fact didn’t stop the Sri Lankan culture especially the recipes from continuously blooming and improving, making Sri Lanka meals one of the most sought after meals.

Sri Lankan food is can be called a home-cooking essential as well as a form of art, since this is how the Sri Lankans regard their cooking. Hoppers are the most famous Sri Lankan meal. They even have pancakes that are thin and crispy at the same time called dosa that is most of the time topped with curry.

Priya Wickramasinghe has authored the book Leith’s Indian and Sri Lankan Cookery that has over 150 Sri Lankan and recipes that Sri Lankan food lovers can use as a reference to their cooking. Viands are not the only ones with recipes here; you’ll also find recipes for desserts and snacks in Leith’s Indian and Sri Lankan Cookery.

The illustrations of the Sri Lankan curry recipes in Leith’s Indian and Sri Lankan Cookery leaves the readers’ mouths craving for the food and when one sees that there are only few ingredients needed to make the meal, the more likely will the person be attracted to cook it because of it’s easy preparation guidelines.

Leith’s Indian and Sri Lankan Cookery is a good book but of course it doesn’t compare to the other books that focus solely on Sri Lankan recipes. Overall, the recipes found in this book are rich and tasty dishes that would make anyone’s mouth water. The fact that they are very easy to prepare is really an encouragement most especially to beginners in Sri Lankan cooking.

Source by Nalini Ranasingha

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