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Vegan Serendib, August 2018

Appetizers:  
Dried Chili-Mango Cashews / Kari-Maangai Kaju
Vegetable Cutlets
Lentil Patties / Kadalai

Vegetables:
Basic Approaches to Vegetables
Cashew Curry / Kaju Kari
Eggplant Curry / Kathrikkai Kari
Green Mango Curry / Mankkai Kari
Green Jackfruit Curry / Pilakkai Kari
Okra Curry / Vendikkai Kari
Deviled Potatoes / Ooralai Kulunga
Cauliflower Poriyal
Eggplant, Potato, and Pea Pod Poriyal
Tempered Lentils / Paruppu
Cabbage Varai / Muttaikoss Varai
Green Bean Varai
Sambar

Accompaniments:
Pickled Beet Salad
Green Coconut Chutney / Thengai Chutney
Mango Pickle / Maangai Oorukkai
Coriander Soup / Kothamalli Rasam
Bitter Gourd Sambol / Paavakkai Sambol
Chili Onion Sambol / Lunu Miris Sambol
Coconut Sambol / Thengai-Poo or Pol Sambol
Eggplant Sambol / Kattharikkai Sambol
Kale Sambol
Sweet Onion Sambol / Seeni Sambol
Coconut Milk Gravy / Sothi

Grains:
Golden Rice Pilaf
Vegetarian Biryani
Herbal Porridge / Kola Kenda
Hoppers / Appam
Stringhoppers / Iddiyappam
Plain Roti / Godambu Roti
Chopped Roti Stir Fry / Kottu Roti
Savory Rice Pancakes / Thosai
Steamed Rice Flour and Coconut / Arisi-Maa Pittu
Stir-Fried Semolina / Uppuma

Sweets and Drinks:
Tropical Fruit Salad
Fresh Sweet Lime Juice / Thesikkai Saaru
Mango or Passionfruit Lassi
Arrack Sour
Mango-Passionfruit Punch or Mimosa

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The Marshmallows of Serendib, July 2018

Cook’s Notes
Master Recipe
Vegetarian Marshmallows
Vegetarian Passionfruit Fluff

The Marshmallows:
Passionfruit (with Vanilla Bean variation)
Chocolate-Dipped Passionfruit
Bloody Passion
Strawberry & Soursop
Blueberry-Swirled Soursop
Ginger & Lime
Mango & Lime
Mango with Chili & Lime
Chocolate-Dipped Tamarind-Chili
Rosewater & Pistachio (with Lime Variation)
Honeyed with Rosewater & Saffron
Chai
Spiced Coffee
Epilogue: Marshmallow Magic

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A Taste of Serendib, December 2003

Introduction:  Sri Lankan Cooking, from America
Sri Lankan Curry Powder

Appetizers:
Fish (or Ground Beef, or Vegetable)  Cutlets
Tangy Shrimp on Toast
Curried Mushroom Spread
Chicken Patties

Meat and Poultry:
Spicy Beef and Potatoes
Ginger/Garlic Chicken
Spicy Chicken Curry
Chili Eggs
Egg Curry

Fish and Seafood:
Crab Curry
Tamarind Shrimp Curry
Dry Spiced Prawns and Potatoes
Mackerel Curry

Vegetables:
Curried Beets
Carrots and Green Bean Yellow Curry
Cauliflower Curry
Mixed Vegetable Curry
Potatoes, Peas, and Tomatoes
Spicy Potato Curry
Lemon-Masala Mushrooms

Accompaniments:
Savoury Scallion Scrambled Eggs
Coconut Sambol
Seeni (Onion) Sambol
Fried Eggplant Sambol
Cabbage Mallung
Leeks Fried with Chili
Rasam
Kiri Hodhi (Egg and Potato Coconut Milk Gravy)
Cucumber-Tomato Raita
Mango-Ginger Chutney

Rice and Breads:
Golden Rice Pilaf
Vegetarian or Chicken Biryani
Pittu
Uppuma
Kottu Roti
Mock Stringhopper Pulao

Snacks:
Curry Buns (Meat or Vegetable)

Drinks:
Mango Lassi
Falooda
Chai Tea

Sweets:
Milk Toffee
Vattalappam
Lemon-Chai Rice Pudding
Rich Cake

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