Sri Lanka: Stay with the LLRC Report – Obama’s advice

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Sat, 2015-02-21 08:18 — editor By Daya Gamage – Asian Tribune Media Note Washington, D.C. 21 February ( At a time the current Sirisena-Wickremasinghe administration is planning to engage in yet another domestic investigation to ascertain the conduct of the … Continue reading

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At Sri Lanka’s Independence: Revisiting the crimes and communal disharmony created by the British

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The British ruled parts of Sri Lanka from 1796 and the whole of Sri Lanka from 1815 to 1948. Sri Lanka marks 4 February 1948 as its day of Independence. When our history is related by the very nations that … Continue reading

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Good News From Jayam: Sri Lanka Welcomes Pope Francis

February 1, 2015 Sri Lanka Welcomes Pope Francis Pope In Sri Lanka – Welcome Ceremony 2015-01-13 #popeinsl Palitha Pelpola Appointed President’s Private Secretary President Maithripala Sirisena has appointed Palitha Pelpola as his Private Secretary. Pelpola had served as the … Continue reading

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Beauty of Sri Lanka

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COMMENTS ON YOU TUBE: nadeeshan maduranga 5 months ago We are proud about our country. because this video is very beautiful. blarson12 4 weeks ago  It’s a country for all to share. Reply Anton Jones 1 month ago  Negombo bentota … Continue reading

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South Asia’s economic growth to reach 4yr high in 2015: UN

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Led by a pick-up in growth in India, which accounts for about 70 per cent of regional output, South Asia’s economic growth is set to reach a four-year high in 2015, according to the United Nations World Economic Situation and … Continue reading

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Chef Ruwan wins Honorary Title

Posted on December 29, 2014:

By Kris Shanmugam

Sri Lankan born Toronto Pastry Chef, Ruwan Jayakody, receives the honorary title by ‘AMITIE GASTRONOMIQUE FRANCOIS VATEL’ in Luxembourg at the recent International Culinary World Cup, 2014.

Culinary World Cup Competition in Luxembourg is prominently known as one of the top 3 culinary competitions in the entire world.ruw medal

The President of VATEL CLUB-WACS ‘World Association of Chefs Societies’ within Luxembourg, Mr. Armand Steinmetz, presented the special medal and the honorary certificate to Chef Ruwan Jayakody at the gala event held at the Alexis Heck hotel school in Diekirch, Luxembourg on the 28th of November, 2014.

Ruwan Jayakody has an extremely significant and noteworthy background. In the early 80s’, he completed his government funded apprenticeship program in professional cookery in Sri Lanka at the Hotel Lanka Oberoi. He then graduated from Ceylon Hotel School just before working at the Intercontinental, Hilton, and Accor group of France hotel chains. He is certainly said to be a renowned pastry chef with a variety of world experience. Chef Ruwan was a student at the Willy Pfund-Zurish, Gastrone Le Notre-Paris, followed by completing his master chef program in Germany. In the mid 90s’, he had finally moved to Canada.  ruw medal1

Within his competition history, he has been represented as an individual competitor, pastry team member of the National Culinary Team of Canada, Culinary Team of Ontario, Golden Horseshoe Regional Team as a support member, Renowned Pastry Chef, and a Team Captain. Chef Ruwan is also the Trillium chefs of Canada Team Manager that took members to the Culinary Olympics in Germany of 2012.

Chef Ruwan is the winner of countless, hundreds to be specific, of Gold, Silver, and Bronze metals and awards in National and International Culinary Competitions across the Globe. To name a few, he received the Recipient of the Canadian Governor General’s ethnic art and culture award of 2005. He was announced the pastry chef of the year award of Toronto Escoffier and the best pastry chef within the province of Ontario. He was Canada’s second best pastry chef in 2008 at the National Final competition held in Montreal, Quebec organized by the Canadian Culinary Federation by the members of WACS.

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Attitude matters

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“The only disability in life is a bad attitude.” – Scott Hamilton Dear Children, Yesterday, December 3rd was the International Day of People with Disabilities. According to the UN , the observance of this Day aims to promote an understanding … Continue reading

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