Surveys almost ready / new art!
Feast update! Heather and I have completed the survey for backers, and she's submitted it to BackerKit for review. Once that's approved, we'll send it out to backers and give... Read more
And we're done!
That's all, folks! A Feast of Serendib Kickstarter is officially closed! 367 backers pledged $16,548 to help bring this project to life -- thank you thank you thank you.... Read more
Aw, you guys. We broke $15,000, which means that you have forced me to make videos. Happy elephant says thank you!!! I will have to get over my self-consciousness about... Read more
Adding a hardcover Feast book sampler + more add-ons
Quick note that I've gotten some requests for a hardcover version of the book sampler, so I've added it. Ask, and ye shall receive! For $75, you can pick up... Read more
Which photos would you like for postcards?
I have a question! I promised 24 postcard photos to Kickstarter backers, and will likely also have them available for sale afterwards, suitable for mailing or framing. I'm not sure... Read more
400 backers for Feast and just two days to go!
Just a quick update to note that we've just broken 400 backers -- terrific! It's a little unclear if we'll make the final stretch goal, at just about $13,400, I... Read more
Of stretch goals, Sri Lanka food tours, and appetizer photos...
Woot! Up to $11,000 on the Kickstarter and 250 backers.
I love you all. Truly, madly, deeply.
What I really want for a stretch goal? If we make it to... Read more
Feast Stretch Goal #2: DONE! Stretch Goal #3: ANNOUNCED!
Woot! We blew through goal #2, making it to $10K, so this summer, I'll be developing a gluten-free digital cookbook that will be sent to all backers. Thank you! It'll... Read more
About the art -- a thank you.
I just want to take a moment to say thank you to the people who backed The Stars Change, and A Feast of Serendib, specifically because you made it possible... Read more
Illustrator sneak peek / beef and potato curry teaser recipe / $8100 out of $10K!
Exciting -- Pamudu Tenakoon has delivered the first draft sketch for the cookbook. Making stringhoppers! She didn't use me as a model, but I can totally see the resemblance. :-)... Read more
Master Seasoned Onions & Black Pork Curry
Here's a few teaser recipes for you, and if you have a moment, would really appreciate it if you could share this Kickstarter! Please tell your friends about my little... Read more
Local pick-up / more backstage peeks!
Locals, several of you have asked about whether you can buy the cookbook and avoid shipping costs. Yes, but it's a little complicated. Here's the details:
a) during the Kickstarter,... Read more
Stretch goal #1 -- achieved! Stretch goal #2 -- Gluten-Free Serendib!
Woot! We made the first stretch goal, $7000, so you know what that means? Everyone who pledges gets two ebook cookbooks! Even at the $3 level -- two cookbooks for... Read more
An Island Relaxation Giveaway + Kickstarter geekery
Hey, we're up to $6000 already, v. cool. Not that far to the first stretch goal, where all of you get two extra cookbooks!
Two quick notes that may be... Read more
A little background interview about the book!
I thought you might enjoy this piece, where I talk more about the background of cooking this food... This is a lovely piece, from Oak Park's own serious chef and... Read more
I think we have a final eBook cover for Feast!
Many thanks to Jeremy John Parker for the beautiful design, and for putting up with my finicky change requests.
"Can... Read more
Stretch Goal #1: Two more cookbooks!
You folks have sent this galloping along to full funding! But we have 28 days left, so let's add some stretch goals and see what else I can do for... Read more
That is the sound of me-as-an-elephant, or at least wearing my elephant socks, screaming in delight because just about 14 hours after launch, my Kickstarter for A Feast of Serendib,... Read more