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Cooking up a taste of Jaffna

A “pottu” the hostess dots you with and ushers you into Yaal Virundu hosted by the Ramada. Attesting to its immense popularity, the annual Jaffna food festival is now in its seventh successive year. If you haven’t been before, do


In Jaffna one must eat its famous prawns, dosai (served on a banana palm leaf in the small kades or local food outlets), jaggery and vadai – in my view the best in Sri Lanka. Vadai is a traditional Tamil