My name is Chath Ginige, and I’m a
house-wife (though not quite desperate yet) part-time stay at home mum/part-time teacher living in Seattle. stay-at-home mum to two rug rats in the south-western suburbs of Sydney.
I’m originally from Sydney (even more originally from Sri Lanka) and I moved here with my husband almost 1
year ago two and a half years ago. Back home I was a teacher by day and cake-decorator by night. However, the week after we moved to rainy Seattle I discovered I was pregnant with my now little boy Callum
So instead of moulding young minds, I began my journey as a house-wife and stay at home mum! In the last 6 months we’ve moved back home to Sydney to welcome out newest addition, Miss Mahlia Kumari. We’ve settled in the suburbs and we’re slowly adjusting to life as a family of four.
I love to cook and I’m passionate about developing recipes. I’m also determined to cook as many of the comforts of home that I can. This means recipes from my mum’s kitchen as well as good old Aussie fare. I
plan to teach am teaching Callum to cook as soon as he is able as we speak, and teaching him the value of high-welfare, locally sourced, fresh food. I’m gonna teach teaching this child to eat.
I have a smattering of Gluten Free (GF) recipes on the blog as I have friends who are GF and gluten intolerant. I will specify when I have made a recipe GF, so please don’t take it for granted that all my recipes are.
If you love good food, especially Sri Lankan recipes, please have a browse and leave me feedback on the recipes you try.
If you’re not Sri Lankan then you might not know that Akki means big sister. I’m the big sister in my family, and usually that would mean akki to my little sister, Pabs. Alas, akki kind of took off as a nick name, perhaps I’m very akki-ish. Whatever the reason, everyone calls me Akki or the shorter and in true Aussie tradition “aks”. I’ve grown to love my strange moniker and in publishing my blog under this name, I guess I’m giving you permission to call me akki too…just hold off on the aks, we can’t be getting to familiar.
I’m also a guest blogger at the fantastic Sharon Wee’s baking blog, http://www.weelovebaking.com
. So head over there if you’re after my more of my dessert recipes as well as baking, decorating and party tips!
Happy cooking !