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What was this Sri Lankan Peppercorn?

At a local Sri Lankan festival a few months ago I had what I thought was a fresh black peppercorn - it was a small black ball, smooth on the outside with a bit of salt coating it, and distinctly juicy. A guy was selling little glass jars of them. I think he recommended I put one in my Lion beer. I tried looking up fresh black peppercorns, but apparently they turn black as part of preparation and I can't find anything like this online. I did find peppercorns in salt in a bottle, but they were definitely green. Am I misremembering this, or is this standard food item of some kind?
posted by 23 on Feb 27, 2013 - 14 answers

Help an American to understand Indian satire

CricketFilter...or IndianHumorFilter: Help with decoding some Indian humor on a satire website, namely with acronyms? [more inside]
posted by Fortran on Oct 1, 2012 - 5 answers

Seeking Travel Tips for the Resplendent Island (Sri Lanka)

I'm looking for vacation tips for a trip to Sri Lanka. [more inside]
posted by syzygy on Jul 12, 2012 - 10 answers

Where to donate books in Sri Lanka?

Where can I donate second-hand English-language adult fiction books in Sri Lanka? [more inside]
posted by seoulpenguin on Jan 21, 2012 - 1 answer

Sri Lankan Airlines

I'm looking at flights London-Tokyo and Sri Lankan are coming up far far cheaper than anyone else. Should I be concerned about flying with them? [more inside]
posted by cillit bang on Jun 12, 2008 - 7 answers

Fashion resources for South Asians

What good fashion/style/beauty resources are out there for South Asian (Indian/Bangladeshi/Pakistani) women that aren't all about saris and lenghas? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Jan 12, 2008 - 8 answers

If you walk away, I'll walk away

Can anyone recommend good books/articles on the history and reasons for the ongoing conflict in Sri Lanka?
posted by scruss on Sep 4, 2006 - 8 answers

historical documents sri lanka, ceylon, colombo

I'm working with some folks on a theater piece and we need visual references for historical Sri Lankan / Colombo / Ceylon documents. In particular, land use maps, government documents for marriage, property, etc. [more inside]
posted by cloudscratcher on Sep 2, 2005 - 2 answers

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