The Cookbooks

A Feast of Serendib, April 2019
Pre-orders for A Feast of Serendib are now open through the end of April 2019.

A Feast of Serendib is available for discounted pre-order during the month of April 2019, through Kickstarter, with previewed shipping costs and more options, including Kickstarter exclusives!  It’s coming out in three versions:

– hardcover, featuring a full color photo of each recipe
– paperback, featuring original line art by Sri Lankan artist Pamudu Tennakoon
– eBook, again featuring a full color photo of each recipe

We encourage you to order through Kickstarter— while we’ve already met our initial funding goal, if there are enough orders there, some terrific stretch goals will be unlocked, releasing extra rewards for all.

NOTE: Locals can also buy it here.  The order form for discounted print copies of Feast is only good for the month of April 2019, and is intended for local pickup in Oak Park, IL, so locals can avoid shipping costs.


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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