Welcome to Buth Kuddeh

tastes of Sri Lanka


Buth Kuddeh, roughly meaning rice shop in Sinhala, a place where you can get a cheap, good, rice and curry meal in any Sri Lankan town. Think of this site as your virtual buth kuddeh. Feed your head and soul with recipes, info on ingredients, equipment for stocking the committed Sri Lankan kitchen, notes on the history of Sri Lankan cuisine and stories of my Sri Lankan foodlife.


Squid risotto

Build on the basics with spices that acknowledge Venice's history as a spice entrepot - I've used smoked paprika and chilli, but consider using nutmeg, cinnamon, mace ...