For August we decided to try our hand at Sri Lankan food. Sri Lanka is a tiny island southeast of the southern tip of India, and once went by the name of Ceylon.
While it certainly shares common elements with Indian food, Sri Lankan cuisine is quite different. As a renowned spice island, Sri Lankan food has been influenced by countries around the globe. The food is spicy, colourful and exploding with flavour.
We got off to a good start on our Sri Lankan adventure, but things soon went awry as we had to deal with the news that our gorgeous dog Willow has lymphoma, a highly aggressive form of canine cancer. Looking at her you’d never know there was anything wrong, she’s bright, energetic and happy. Yet without treatment she’d be gone in weeks. So we’ve opted for chemotherapy, supported with herbal remedies and supplements. Lymphoma is a cancer that does respond well to treatment in the majority of cases, so we’re staying positive, or doing our best. Read More →