Most often healthy eating is mistaken with weight loss. Also, healthy eating is wrongfully associated with boring food. However, being foodies we are happy share some thoughts on healthy eating. Content in a typical diet The focus of a healthy diet has few areas of interest. Effect on levels of body cholesterol and hormones Sufficient energy/carbohydrate content Sufficient proteins While carbohydrates supply the required energy, … Continue reading Healthy Eating 101
Spring rolls are one of my favourite appetisers to have. During the free-time at home, I wanted to make spring rolls as I wanted to try my own filling apart from the traditional vegetable spring rolls which are very common appetisers that can be found in restaurant menus. Here is how I made spring rolls at home. Ingredients Here is the very short list of … Continue reading Making Spring Rolls at Home
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During the last December vacation, Vijini and I went on a road trip starting from Australian Capital Territory, then to New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia. On the way, we visited many places of natural beauty and man-made masterpieces. We started from Lyons in Canberra and our furthest destination was Seaton, Adelaide. Following is a rough road path without the places we visited. However, … Continue reading Road Trip across four States
It has been a very little time since Vijini and I started our higher studies in Australia. Our choice of university was Australian National University or in short ANU. At the time of my writing, it is ranked (overall) 49th in Times University Ranking. Beyond the mere rank of the university, there were many other considerations for both of us during the university selection. Moreover, there … Continue reading Thinking of Higher Studies? Here’s some Intel!
Anuradha and I stumbled upon a website named Groupon which had a lot of offers at nearby restaurants, shopping centres, travel and many more. When we went through the section of food, Kebaba Turkish Grill Bar had an offer of $30 to spend on Turkish food and drinks for a minimum of two people. We had to pay only $19 which was 37% off. We decided to try out this … Continue reading Birthday Dinner at Kebaba Turkish Grill Bar and Restaurant
Vijini and I were looking for a place to chill in a Saturday evening after a busy week. Without a particular place in mind, we headed ourselves to Westfield Belconnen. After some ordinary shopping, the idea of chilling was urging among both of us. Other than the crowded food court, there were only a few places for anybody to have a coffee and relax. Max Brenner … Continue reading Experience the Chocolate Culture in Canberra – Max Brenner Chocolate Bar
Before we get too busy with our studies, Anuradha and I decided to go to Sydney last week to have a look around the city. We decided to travel by bus and stay over the weekend. We booked a bus from Murrays Coaches as they had concession prices for students. Last Saturday morning, we headed to the Jolimont Center in Canberra where the buses started. We … Continue reading Journey to Sydney – Australia’s most Populous City
Two weeks ago Vijini and I decided to go out on a Saturday to have a look at the National Museum of Australia which is located in the heart of Canberra amidst Molonglo River in the Acton Peninsula. The entrance of the museum is nicely decorated with fascinating building architecture with spacious and high rising decorations. The museum covers a lot in the Australian timeline of the … Continue reading Walk Through the Past of Australia
After hearing so many recommendations from friends about a restaurant which provides hefty servings of food, Anuradha and I decided to visit this gastronomic place. It is The Bavarian German Restaurant and Pub. Continue reading “Taste of Deutschland’s Cuisine in Colombo – The Bavarian German Restaurant and Pub”
Today is the 1st of June, or in other words my birthday. Besides being yet another Friday we crave to reach, today held the speciality of having my quarter century birthday. Despite the day being a busy day at work, my love Vijini made it so special with many special arrangements. Recently on a website, we came across a nice cake with so much of … Continue reading A Memorable Day
It is the favourite holiday season of Sri Lankans; Sinhala and Tamil New Year. The festival is celebrated annually at the end of harvesting season, in April. According to Sri Lankan astrology, the Sinhala and Tamil New Year marks the transition of the Sun from the Meena Rashiya (House of Pisces) to the Mesha Rashiya (House of Aries). Anuradha and I celebrated the new year today. In … Continue reading Sinhala and Tamil New Year 2018
As my mother always says, Cooking is love made edible… When I was a little kid, I used to help my mother in the kitchen. She would always make my favourite dishes. Watching her cook since I was a kid, made me want to try out. So here I am, after more than a decade, writing about what inspires me to cook and why I love … Continue reading My Love for Cooking — 5 Reasons Why
Hello there everyone! I am Anuradha and I started this blog with Vijini, my fiancée to share our experiences in our lives and work. Living in a tropical country, situated in the heart of Asia gives you many chances to travel around and explore new cultures, traditions, lifestyles, societies, places, and adventures. The more you put into life, the more you can get out of it. … Continue reading Hello World!