Quarantine Home Bakers: Munch Munch

Food

In this series, we talk to people who turned their passion for food and baking into a business idea amidst lockdown and COVID-19 fears. Some have been in the market for years and others saw the new opportunity and took it! These home businesses are changing the game and have overcome the odds of running a business during quarantine. Here’s how they did it.

Newest Creations by Mad Curry Skills by Chari

Reviews

Mad Curry Skills by Chari is run by Charindi Meegasthanna, who is a huge foodie and she has always been inquisitive to try out new recipes and dishes. Working a nine to five job as a designer, she had been feeling drained and uninspired, so she tried a few paths to see what sparks her interest.

Dish It Out: Judy and Krishanthi

Latest Stories

How do our food experts cook and eat? This week, Judy and Krishanthi of Rocco’s take our Q&A! Friends turned business partners, Judy and Krishanthi are the dynamic duo who own and manage one of Colombo’s favourite pizza eateries ‘Rocco’s’. This week on Dish it Out, they talk to us about their personal food philosophies…and that one restaurant in Florence with food to die for.

WTF - Keeping it Local

Life Columns

On WTF, this week we wanted to go and support our local restaurants. We have had some great memories at these restaurants. These are testing times for us all and we should try and keep it all together so that we come out of 2020 stronger and smarter.

Happy Toddler: Practical life activities for kids & toddlers

Parenting

Azmina Nooruddin along with her three-year-old son Rayaan Razik started a fun Instagram Page during the lockdown period in Sri Lanka as “Happy_Toddler_” that showcased a variety of easy to do activities that kept her son occupied while developing his skills and improving his knowledge.

Let’s Talk and Walk: Making words count

Latest Stories

The CCC Foundation which stands for Courage, Compassion and Commitment recently organized a walk to raise awareness on mental health and suicide prevention. Since 2003 the Foundation has been passionate about serving those in need especially through their helpline that provides emotional support to people facing difficulties.

Fashionanbly Danu: Tharshana

Fashion

Today I feature an amazingly talented man who has really created a brand that’s absolutely beautiful and timeless, Tharshana is known for making his designs from the stretch, every single element of his design is made by him which makes it more special and valuable today. This artist speaks about his ever-growing brand and what makes him the designer he is today!

Reiki at Nature’s Grace Wellness

Lifestyle

Reiki Master Gamini Gunaratne and I are sitting across from each other at his newly opened wellness centre ‘Nature’s Grace’. Despite my best efforts, I am a bit hazy on what Reiki is and the exact nature of its holistic healing powers so I have plenty of questions for him.

WTF - A city getaway

Life Columns

On WTF this week, I checked into a city hotel I love. Mövenpick Colombo has always been a fun place to enjoy great food and good company. I checked into the hotel on a Friday to have a fun weekend and it sure was Friday night for me at Vistas Bar to view the Sunset and Sea.

Quarantine Home Bakers - Part 18

Latest Stories

In this series, we talk to people who turned their passion for food and baking into a business idea amidst lockdown and COVID-19 fears. Some have been in the market for years and others saw the new opportunity and took it! These home businesses are changing the game and have overcome the odds of running a business during the quarantine. Here’s how they did it.

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