Sri Lankan food styles – The aromatic and spicy cuisine of Sri Lanka!

Sri Lankan cuisine is well-known for its spicy food. If you are holidaying in this country, you should try out some of its popular dishes since you wouldn’t find them anywhere else in the world!

Rice and curry

This is a typical Sri Lankan meal that is found in almost in every household. It is served with rice, curry of fish and several other curries. The curries usually include vegetables, meat or fish and these dishes are spicy. It includes various ingredients like onions, coconut, chillies and lime juice.

“Building blocks” of the Sri Lankan cuisine

Rice, coconut, native vegetables and spices are considered as the building blocks of Sri Lankan cuisine. The use of spices is the essence of Sri Lankan cooking. Curry leaves and scintillating spices like cardamom, cinnamon, fenugreek seeds will surely entice your taste buds! Coconut is a major ingredient in Pol Sambol which is a condiment prepared with freshly grated coconut.

Sri Lankan breakfast

Egg hoppers | Image Credit - Ji-Elle, CC BY-SA 3.0 Via Wikimedia Commons

Egg hoppers | Image Credit – Ji-Elle, CC BY-SA 3.0 Via Wikimedia Commons

Sri Lankan breakfast comes in diverse combinations. Apart from rice and curry, there are food like string hoppers, pol roti, hoppers, and kurakkan roti. Another popular breakfast, Kiri Bath or Milk Rice prepared by cooking rice with coconut milk. A good way to begin scouring the country for the very best of its cuisine will be to first check into a preferred choice of accommodation. Do take note of Sigiriya Jungles, which also features many a Sigiriya restaurant that serves delectable Sri Lankan flavours.

Short Eats

“Kottu” is a popular fast food which is preferred by locals and visitors alike. It’s made of godhamba roti, vegetables, egg, meat, and spices. It’s an essential experience to see how it’s made with its unique rhythmic beat!

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Ultimate Bangkok Travel Guide for Food Lovers – A Great Street Food City

The eye-catching street food scene is one of the joys of being in Bangkok. Also, there are restaurants of all levels serving delectable local and international delicacies. Do read on.

 

Street Food

Bangkok is popular for its flavoursome street food and you’ll not be disappointed with the unique taste and variety of the food. It will be a bit difficult task at the beginning to choose your favourite dish, but you’ll find a new dish to take back home! Thai rice noodles, grilled meat, and papaya salad are some of the popular street food dishes. Chinatown, Silom Soi 20 and Wang Lang Market are Bangkok’s popular street food areas.

Dinner Cruise

A dinner cruise along the Chao Phraya River is a good alternative to moving through the city. You’ll be confronted with a more laidback voyage to gather memories of this lively Asian city while savouring a scrumptious meal. It comprises 4 appealing sections that lead out to some of the most enjoyable street food outlets, beer gardens, and shopping precincts.

Local restaurants

Although it’s an interesting thing to dine on the streets of Bangkok, you should also consider savouring some of the Thai food served at a local or shophouse restaurant. If you’re keen on trying the very best of Thai food, consider checking into a Bangkok resort the likes of Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort which has its own selection of restaurants offering both local and international flair.

‘Tom Yum Goong’

The Tom Yum Goong is a must-try dish since it is considered as one of the essential dishes in Thai cuisine. This hot and sour shrimp soup is one of the dishes that defines the true essence of Thai flavour.

 

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Best Japanese dishes to try in Maldives – Venturing into the world of Japanese food!

You might be very curious as to how you could savour Japanese food from a tropical island in the Indian Ocean that is thousands of miles away from Japan. The answer lies in the fact that the archipelago is home to a number of restaurants that serve authentic Japanese food and here are some of our picks of best Japanese food items you can find in these restaurants in Maldives.

Sushi

Sushi | Image Credit - Mk2010, CC BY-SA 3.0 Via Pixabay

Sushi | Image Credit – Mk2010, CC BY-SA 3.0 Via Pixabay

Surrounded by a sea that is rich in marine life, Japanese restaurants in Maldives serve you some of the freshest seafood items you could ever taste. One of the seafood items that the Japanese love very much is Shushi; if you don’t know what Sushi is, it is a dish prepared with specially cooked vinegared rice that is combined with a variety of ingredients, such as seafood, vegetables, and occasionally tropical fruits and served attractively in many ways. You can savour this dish in restaurants like 135° East which is a restaurant at Maafushivaru Maldives.

Teppanyaki Dishes

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Teppanyaki is a popular style of Japanese cuisine that involves the usage of an iron griddle to cook food. A variety of ingredients such as shrimp, steak, chicken and many other varieties of meat and vegetables are grilled right in front of your eyes and served piping hot directly from the griddle. You can savour Teppanyaki dishes in almost all the Japanese restaurants in Maldives.

Sashimi

Sashimi | Image Credit - Santiago M. Mola (ColdWind), CC BY-SA 3.0 Via Wikimedia Commons

Sashimi | Image Credit – Santiago M. Mola (ColdWind), CC BY-SA 3.0 Via Wikimedia Commons

Sashimi is a Japanese delicacy that consists of fresh and raw fish that is thinly sliced into bite-sized pieces and eaten with wasabi paste and soy sauce. Even though the original recipe is made from fresh fish or other seafood, Sashimi is also available with meat choices such as chicken, beef and horse meat.

Ramen

Ramen | Image Credit - Flickr user: midorisyu, CC BY 2.0 Via Wikimedia Commons

Ramen | Image Credit – Flickr user: midorisyu, CC BY 2.0 Via Wikimedia Commons

If you are stationed in any of the resorts that have a Japanese restaurant, you can savour a hearty breakfast with Ramen; a staple Japanese breakfast food that is made with boiled wheat noodles that are served in a bowl served in soy sauce or Miso soup broth. The noodles is mixed with many kinds of ingredients that includes a variety of meat and vegetables this dish certainly makes dining in Maldives an exciting experience and it is a food that is worth trying.

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