Best food to eat in Colombo – The tried and tested!

The local cuisine in Sri Lanka is something every traveller must attempt, and if you are staying in the commercial hub of Colombo, you have quite a few things to taste before you leave.

 

Galle Face

Sunset by the beach is something that is a blessing when living in a city, and Galle Face is the spot to head to when you crave some view that isn’t made up of buildings. The variety of restaurants and snack shops on the promenade are a must try, especially the local favourites like the Isso Wade, a prawn delicacy.

Dine by the waters

Beach dining in Colombo is not available in all hotels, but if you are in the mood to have a quiet dinner by the waters with your loved one, checking out places like Berjaya Hotel Colombo would be a good idea.

Ministry of Crab

Located within the walls of Dutch Hospital Colombo, this is quite the coveted restaurant that specialises in, you guessed it, crabs! They are usually packed to the brim due to well-deserved popularity, thus, make a booking before you head over.

Good Market

For healthy eating options, and loading up on superfoods and snacks, you might want to head over to the Good Market shop in Colombo 7.

 

 

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Famous local snacks in Malaysia – Mouth-watering delicacies to try

When in Malaysia, take some time off your shopping to explore the various snacks and dishes that make this destination a forefront in the culinary world!

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Durian flavoured popcorn

Popcorn, in general, is a favourite among kids and adults, alike. Malaysia brings about a unique twist to popcorn by making it durian flavoured. If you’re ready for your taste buds to experience a different kind of taste, then durian flavoured popcorn is for you to try and explore.

 

Seaweed strips

This snack is most definitely not for those that do not enjoy weird tastes as you’re basically eating rectangles of toasted grass that have been sprinkled with a good amount of salt. This snack may not be found in any of the best restaurants in Kuala Lumpur, but you’ll easily find this in the snack shelf of most grocery stores.

 

Durian chocolate

Durian isn’t for everyone, but if you’re one of the lucky ones that enjoy it, then it turns out to be an addictive food. When in Malaysia, you’re bound to find an entire section of the chocolate aisle dedicated solely to durian flavoured chocolates. It’s up to you to decide whether it’s a great paring or not.

 

Nasi Lemak

Although not your typical snack, Nasi Lemak is a famous dish that you can enjoy during your time in Malaysia. You’re bound to find this delicacy at almost every restaurant and make it a point to step out of your Malaysian hotel, the likes of Silka Maytower, Kuala Lumpur to explore and look for this dish!

 

Sweet potato balls

Sweet potato balls are exactly what it sounds like, crunchy exterior with a fluffy and chewy filling that’ll keep you going!

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What is “Teppanyaki” – A unique culinary experience!

A cuisine that originated in Japan and currently gaining much popularity is “Teppanyaki” read on to know what it is and know more about this amazing cooking practice.

Teppanyaki

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What is it?

Teppanyaki is a style of Japanese cuisine that uses an iron griddle to cook food. the griddle is kept searing hot to cook food quicker and the cooking method gives the food a unique flavour that many will start loving once they try.

What can you have in Teppanyaki?

Almost all meats and vegetables can be cooked in this style but the most popular food item that is cooked on the griddle is steak. The meat on the griddle takes just a few minutes to cook and once done it will certainly be a delight to savour. Apart from steak, other food items such as shrimp, scallops, fish, chicken, mushrooms and many others can also be cooked Teppanyaki-Style.

The Griddle

Teppanyaki Griddles are called Teppan, they are flat and mostly propane heated. They are used to prepare food in front of the guest which makes their appetite grow and to provide them with a unique dining experience.

Where can you find Teppanyaki?

This type of cuisine can be enjoyed in many Japanese restaurants, there are also a number of special teppanyaki restaurants the likes of Benihana Thailand and that specialise in serving food that is prepared this way. Visiting one of them will certainly be an amazing culinary experience.

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