While the enchanting island of Sri Lanka has many sightseeing adventures to offer, no trip here is complete without sampling its exotic local cuisine! Those planning to explore the island and the gastronomical treats it has on offer can sign up for Sri Lanka tour packages such as those offered by Shanti Travel Sri Lanka. They offer a range of holiday packages Sri Lanka that let you experience the very best the island has to offer. As you tour the country make sure to sample the delectable local dishes and delicacies. Rice is the staple food in the country, while it is accompanied by a variety of spicy curries. Partly influenced by Indian cuisine as well as colonial cooking traditions, Sri Lankan food has its own unique taste and aroma. Along with the curries and rice, it is customary to eat a variety of chutneys and pickles as well as the famous Sri Lankan coconut “sambol” which is a combination of grated coconut, chilli powder, tomato, salt and a dash of lime. Milk rice is a popular meal during breakfast, while there are many sweets and desserts one can enjoy when here including “kavun”; it is a kind of deep fried cake consisting of rice flour and treacle. So the next time you visit Sri Lanka let your taste buds go wild as you take them on a truly gastronomical adventure!