About Handmade

HANDMADE is a cookbook that takes you on a journey of amazing food shared through the stories of 34 Tamil women – their struggle, hope & strength as they rebuild their lives after a 30 year conflict.

Accompanying these stories are their recipes that celebrate a rich food tradition, that speak of live and pulsate with resilience, that nourish, are ?lled with hope and in their making display a resourcefulness and ultimately survival.


Now Exclusively Available in Canada and Germany


HANDMADE was first published in 2015 by Palmera Projects in Sydney, Australia – and has been a resounding success.
In 2017, Palmera assigned exclusive rights to comdu.it to distribute HANDMADE in Canada. In 2018, Palmera renewed its partnership with comdu.it to continue selling HANDMADE in Canada and Germany!



Buy HANDMADE for CAD 50.00 only (plus S&H).

You can now purchase Handmade in one of three ways.

Place Direct Order

You can place a direct order with us using the below form. Books will be shipped within 5 business days of receiving payment.
Payment can be made via Interac EMT to info@comdu.it or Canadian buyers can direct deposit into CIBC Account No. 05702-2876914.

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Buy on TCMrkt

We are partnering once again with TamilCulture to sell limited quantities through TC Mrkt.


Buy Online

Buy in Person

Buyers in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area can avoid S&H fees and drop into our office during Mondays to Fridays 9:00 am – 5:00 p.m. EST:

c/o Computek College
2425 Eglinton Avenue East, Unit 400
Scarborough, Ontario M1K 5G8
Tel.: + 1 416 321-9911

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Engage with HANDMADE

Host a book party

Want to share the book with your family and friends? Why not host a book party or select HANDMADE for your book club? With book parties hosted from United Kingdom, Germany, United States to Australia, this is the main way HANDMADE is being shared with the world.

Get your company involved

HANDMADE has been embraced by the corporate community, and has been supported by some of the largest organisations in the world including AMP, Adobe, Goldman Sachs, Budget Direct, and Toga Hotels just to name a few!

HANDMADE is a great corporate gift for clients or seasonal gift for colleagues.

Get your community
organization involved

HANDMADE offers a creative way to educate your members about the current realities of Tamil women and children in Sri Lanka. We can work with you to sell HANDMADE at your next event.

Celebrate Tamil culture

With Tamil Heritage Month and Tamil New Year celebrations just around the corner, HANDMADE is a wonderful way to share the culture and herstories of Tamil cuisine from Sri Lanka with a broader audience across Canada and Germany.