Some of the most memorable dishes are whipped up out of nothing, using whatever's in the cupboard and a bit of invention. The idea of a sausage curry was surely born in such circumstances. But that doesn't mean it can't be spruced up into something special.
"This is a delicately spiced curry dish with lots of green flavours - bay leaves, green chilli - and a light curry powder," says Carey. "This dish uses some of my favourite flavours from both Italy and Sri Lanka."
O Tama Carey's lattice-like fried eggs drowned in a creamy curry sauce are perfect for a hearty breakfast but work just as well at any time of day. Serve them topped with seeni sambol, a Sri Lankan sweet-spiced caramelised onion relish.