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CultureShock! Sri Lanka by Robert Barlas

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‘The main substance with which they fill their bellies is Rice, and other things are but to give it relish ... The great ones have always five or six sorts of food at one meal, and of them not above one or two at most of flesh and fish ... And after one is used to that kind of fare, as they dress it, it is very savoury and good.’—Robert Knox

 

 

 

 

 

THE FLAVOURS OF SRI LANKA

Since the days of Robert Knox’s captivity, the island has progressed from bullock cart to luxury limousine; from conveying letters and poetic messages through the air by ...

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