News Center –TDO-“Sri Lanka Culinary Days” organization was held with the cooperation of Sri Lanka Embassy and Ankara Hiltonsa Hotel.
Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to Turkey Pakeer Mohideen Amza, Germany’s Ambassador to Turkey Martin Erdmann, India’s Ambassador to Turkey Sanjay Bhattacharyya, diplomatic mission chiefs, diplomats, academicians, local media members and many other guests attended to the event.
Ambassador Amza and his spouse Saleema Amza greeted the guests.
In his speech, where he explained the basis of the flavors in her country, Ambassador Amza said that the Ceylon cuisine was made up of spices, coconut and rice.
Ambassador stated that a booklet was prepared by the Sri Lanka Embassy in order to give information about the products belonging to this cuisine. Mr. Ambassador also told that his wife Saleema Amza also contributed to the event.
The guests were able to enjoy Sri Lankan cuisine at the event, while also visiting the exhibition of photographs of the main elements of the Ceylon cuisine.
This special cuisine will be presented to guests at Ankara Hiltonsa Hotel on 5-7-8-9 February with the presentations of the chefs Amila Botheju and Nuwan Jayathilaka from Hilton Colombo.
Guests can taste essential elements and strong tastes of famous South Asian cuisine; curry-leaved soup with spicy pumpkin in oven, cashew with saffron rice, raisins and fried onions, spicy Far East chicken, the famous street food cooked in a boiling house Kottu roti and mouthwatering desserts such as Watalappan and Kālu Dodo.