How to eat Rambutan

It’s Rambutan season in Sri Lanka! Each kilometer of the pavement is punctuated by heaps of these bright red globes; 15 fruits sold at Rs.100, it is in deed an affordable exotic treat. Let’s argue about the use of the adjective ‘exotic’ to describe Rambutans on a different post. Exotic? Who thinks it’s exotic? Now nevermind…

Head on collision with hedonism

Lightly lick it, let the metal spoon become a longer limb, latching the little fingers to the apple crumble. Warm custard oozes with each dig; the smell of cinnamon wafts softly away. Delicately gooey center, crunchy apples, crumbling topping; all of these make the perfect rainy day treat. Combine it with some freshly baked, chewy French…

King of the Coconuts

A bright orange husk cocoons this fantastically refreshing natural brew of King Coconut water. When cracked open, the nut gives way not only to a sweet, soul quenching beverage, but also layers of soft, succulent kernel that can be scooped out and had with the drink itself.  A common sight in both verdant and urban…