Food & Culture

Watch: In Service with O Tama Carey, Lankan Filling Station

In our new video series, we step into the kitchens of Australia's best chefs and find out what it takes to dish up some of the finest food in the country.

By Yvonne C Lam
"In the back of my mind there was always this Sri Lankan thing I wanted to do, and it was partly because I wanted to eat hoppers and no one would cook me hoppers," says O Tama Carey. A day in the kitchen with the chef-owner of Sydney's Lankan Filling Station is a day spent with heady spices, complex crêpe batters, and onions. So many onions.