Blue Lagoon @ Jetwing Lagoon

Located at: Pamunugama Road, Thalahena, Negombo, Sri Lanka Visited on: 07 January, 2022 An impromptu decision to have a bit of crab led us to the beautiful Jetwing Lagoon hotel on the first Friday afternoon of the year. The drive there is a scenic one dotted with several colonial-era churches, quiet, spaced-out houses, and sporadic views…

Mochi from t-Lounge by Dilmah

Direct delivery via : @teatimerocks / 0777720594 Tried on : 01 Sep, 2021 Mochi is back with a bang at t-Lounge by Dilmah, and this time they’ve got six varieties of the increasingly popular hand-made Japanese glutinous rice cakes. The best thing about these squishy cakes is that they are only mildly sweet, but highly…

More Savoury Dips from Percy & Bea

Instagram: @percyandbea (pre-order for delivery or takeaway from Pelawatta) Tried on: 19th August, 2021 It was exciting to see that Percy & Bea had launched a couple of new dips – of course, I had to give them a go. The Cheesy Shrimp Scampi Dip (LKR 1,500 per jar) sounded enticing. Prepared with a variety…

Flavours by Cinnamon – Sri Lankan Style Chicken String Hopper Biryani Sawan

Ordered via : https://flavours.cinnamonhotels.com Ordered on       : 27 Jul, 2021 In addition to the Seafood Family Feast (https://theeatlog.com/2021/07/27/flavours-seafood-family-feast/), we also thought of trying Cinnamon Grand’s Sri Lankan Style Chicken String Hopper Biryani Sawan (between LKR 3,800 – LKR 7,400 for between 4 – 8 pax). This came along with chicken gravy, seeni sambol and tossed salad….

Percy & Bea’s Savoury Dips

Instagram: @percyandbea (pre-order for delivery or takeaway from Pelawatta) Tried on: 28th January, 2021 I have previously reviewed some of Percy & Bea’s peanut and cashew butters (https://theeatlog.com/2020/06/10/percy-bea/) and, as a satisfied returning customer, was quite intrigued to try out their expanding range of savoury dips. Let’s begin with the Brandy-infused Chicken Liver Pâté (LKR…

Jaggery Cake from D’zrt Bar

Instagram: @dzrt_bar_lk (pre-order for takeaway from Colombo 07) Tried on: 04th December 2020 TEL thought of checking out one of Colombo’s newest home bakers – D’zrt Bar, and what immediately popped out on their menu was the Jaggery Cake (LKR 1,850 for 500g). Neatly wrapped and presented in a box with a seasonal touch, the…

Mirzam Chocolates

Located at : 4th Street, Al Quoz 3, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (I was introduced to Mirzam by a friend who takes her chocolate very, very seriously – thank you!) Mirzam Chocolate Makers are artisanal chocolatiers based in the UAE. They specialise in single origin bars, with all their cocoa beans brought in from within…