God's Own Country
Kerala is living up to the exquisite title God's own country with so many heavenly places where you can see the divine touch of God. The lush greenery, pristine nature, gorgeous waterfalls and mighty mountains. Kerala can also be entitled as God's own Kitchen , because it can take you on a gastronomic journey with its mind blowing food items. It would not be an exaggeration if it is called India's Spice Hub. It is the spice quest that actually bought Vasco Da Gama to the beautiful land. You can only rarely find a local food without spices in Kerala. The rich cuisine is an inspired fusion of French, Malabari and Arabian influences with a touch of the unique culture of Kerala, each food is an experience. Your mouth would water with the aroma that reaches you from every street or house in Kerala. The diverse and distinct cuisine of Kerala and its tantalising flavours will keep you craving even after you return after the trip. You will only come in terms with the flavours only after a while, but later you will get hooked with the unique tastes. The international restaurant chain from Kerala have brought all those food mouth watery delights to the world. It is the interplay of flavours ,textures and taste buds igniting spices that makes you asking more food. Almost all food in Kerala is a mix of fresh coconut, green chillies, curry leaves, coconut oil, shallots and a dose of spices, everything packed with large amount of nutrients to give you a healthy palate.
Since most of the districts in Kerala comes in contact with the sea it serves as a home of enormous lip-smacking dishes prepared using seafood. Also it has a long list of other non vegetarian food including chicken, duck, mutton and fish that can fill in the hungry tummy of visitors. The northern part of Kerala is rich with the culinary traditions of Malabari Muslims, the central part with outstanding credentials of vegetarian wedding cooks, scrumptious beef and seafood mainstays of Syrian Christians in central Kerala, and the south tip with flavoursome chicken dishes, all which makes Kerala truly a gourmand's delight.