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International Menus, Menus

International Four-Course Lunch Set Menu

Note:- A 4 course lunch set menu includes an hors d’oeuvre, soup, main course and dessert. Starter Dill, Lemon Poached Lagoon Prawns & Seared Yellow-fin Tuna Tataki with Wasabi Mayo & Rhubarb Vinaigrette Soup Ginger & Butternut Squash Main Course Chicken Roulade with Asparagus & Liver Farce, Mushroom Risotto, Char-grilled Vegetables & Poultry Jus Dessert Ceylon Tea Infused […]

Menus, Sri Lankan Menus

Sri Lankan Lunch Buffet Menu

Note:- Buffets are generally associated with hotels and that’s mostly the case here in Colombo. While that may seem quite mainstream, the good news is that each of these places have something they do particularly well, with most of them priced between Rs. 2000 – Rs. 4000. Soups Sri Lankan Beef Broth Curry Infused Lentil […]

Food Knowledge, Food Safety & Nutrition Facts

Food Contamination

Food contamination refers to food that has been corrupted with another substance – either physical, biological or chemical. Their are 3 types of contamination Biological contamination Chemical contamination Physical contamination Biological or Microbiological Contaminants The main ones are bacteria, viruses & parasites. If parasites are big enough, they can actually be seen. Viruses are smaller […]

Food Knowledge, Food Safety & Nutrition Facts

Food Preservation

Food preservation is ”the treatment of food prevent or delay spoilage and destroy or inhabit the growth of pathogenic organisms”. Methods of food preservation 1. High Temperature Pasteurization Ultra heat treatment Sterilization Cooking 2. Low Temperature Refrigerating Freezing 3. Dehydration Removal of moisture (meat, vegetable, fruits, soup) 4. Chemicals Sugar Salt Sulfur dioxide (SO₂) 5. […]

Food Knowledge, Food Safety & Nutrition Facts

Food Allergy

A food allergy is ”a condition in which certain foods trigger an abnormal immune response It’s caused by your immune system wrongly recognizing some of the proteins in a food as harmful”. Your body then launches a range of protective measures, including releasing chemicals like histamine, which causes inflammation. Symptoms can occur anywhere from a few […]

Cookery Facts, Food Knowledge

Vegetables (les legumes)

Fresh vegetables and fruits (perishables) are living organisms. It produce by ovary of the flower. These are edible product of certain plants. Vegetable composition most contains at least 80% water and remainder carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, minerals & fat squashes. Vegetables are classified according to which part of the plant is eaten. Some vegetables may fall […]